THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Okinawa, Japan) ___________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 21, 2000 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN OF RUSSIA Busena Terrace Hotel Okinawa, Japan
6:20 P.M. (L)
Q Mr. President, are you more optimistic today about the prospects for a Middle East peace settlement?
THE PRESIDENT: All I can tell you is that they're still talking; and consistent with our rules, I'm still not talking. (Laughter.) But I'm hopeful --
Q Mr. President, are the two of you going to be talking about missile defense here today?
THE PRESIDENT: I'm sure we will. We talked about it last month in Moscow, and I'm sure we'll talk about it.
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