THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY
The President's Conversation with Prime Minister Hosokawa
Prime Minister Hosokawa of Japan called the President today at 5:30 p.m. to provide the President a personal account of the Japanese reform package which will be announced after a cabinet meeting in Tokyo. The two leaders spoke for roughly ten minutes.
The President expressed appreciation for the Prime Minister's preview of the plan and noted he would study further the details of the proposal when they were available.
The President also expressed his deep sympathy for the families of the Japanese exchange student and the JapaneseAmerican student who were the victims of random violence in Los Angeles.
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