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February 15, 2003
'Force can be resorted to, but only when all other remedies have been exhausted. As can be seen from the discussion today, we have not yet reached that point, and I hope we will not reach that point.'
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February 15, 2003
'Force can be resorted to, but only when all other remedies have been exhausted. As can be seen from the discussion today, we have not yet reached that point, and I hope we will not reach that point.'
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May 16, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Russian President Vladimir V. Putin held talks in the Kremlin, touching on conflicts in the Middle East and the Balkans as well as U.N. sanctions on Iraq. "We agreed that in this interdependent world we need the United Nations more than ever," Annan told reporters after more than an hour of what he called "good and useful" talks with Putin, Foreign Minister Igor S. Ivanov and Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov.
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December 17, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Russia's foreign minister demanded that Baghdad open talks to resolve a dispute over a canceled contract with Russia's largest oil company. Foreign Minister Igor S. Ivanov said he had sent a "toughly worded" message requesting that Iraq reconsider its decision, Interfax news agency reported. Iraq told Lukoil last week that it was breaking its contract to develop the West Qurnah field. Moscow says the move was retaliation for Russia's support for U.N. weapons inspections.
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December 31, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Foreign Minister Igor S. Ivanov said Russia will seek serious talks with the U.S. on missile defense, although Russia rejects amending the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty to allow creation of such a system. "We intend to enter into serious dialogue with the new American administration on all complex disarmament problems, including preservation of the 1972 ABM Treaty," Ivanov wrote in the newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta. President-elect George W.
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August 20, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
President Boris N. Yeltsin has unveiled Russia's new Cabinet, giving Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin virtually the same team as his predecessor. The reappointments were largely expected, as Putin, a former KGB spy named prime minister because of his loyalty to the president, had said he expected few changes. First Deputy Prime Ministers Nikolai Y. Aksyonenko and Viktor B. Khristenko, Finance Minister Mikhail Kasyanov, Defense Minister Igor D. Sergeyev and Foreign Minister Igor S.
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November 14, 2000 | Associated Press
Israel said Monday that Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat is welcome to attend the funeral of Leah Rabin, the fiery peace advocate he befriended after her husband, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, was assassinated. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton will head the U.S. delegation to the funeral Wednesday. Two American diplomats joining her are Dennis Ross and Aaron Miller, longtime mediators in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Russian Foreign Minister Igor S.
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November 12, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
Russian forces hammered the capital of Chechnya with savage barrages of artillery and rocket fire Thursday as Moscow rejected Chechen pleas for talks to end the fighting. Western diplomats increased pressure on Moscow to seek peace. Russian Foreign Minister Igor S. Ivanov said Russia was "prepared to end the military actions even tomorrow," but only if Chechen rebels surrender--a condition the Chechens won't accept. Chechen President Aslan Maskhadov appealed to Russian President Boris N.
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May 19, 2000 | From Associated Press
President Vladimir V. Putin named his new Cabinet on Thursday, reappointing most ministers from former President Boris N. Yeltsin's government but reducing the number of ministries and government agencies. Putin also named presidential representatives to the seven administrative zones he recently carved out of the world's largest nation in an effort to solidify federal control over the regions.
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October 24, 1999 | From Associated Press
Moscow consolidated its forces around this Chechen capital Saturday as rebel fighters braced for a Russian attack. A Chechen spokesman said that the city of Argun, east of Grozny, came under Russian artillery fire Saturday morning and that bombs were heard overnight in the north. Russian warplanes flew 10 sorties against suspected rebel sites in Chechnya in the 24-hour period since Friday, Russia's media center in the neighboring republic of Dagestan told the Interfax news agency.
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April 28, 2002 | From Associated Press
Former President Clinton urged support for Secretary of State Colin L. Powell's peacekeeping efforts in the Middle East during an appearance Saturday night. "I think some of the negative publicity about Colin Powell's trip has been wrong," Clinton told reporters at a fund-raiser for Latino college students. "No matter how long they fight or how many people die, in the end if there's going to be peace there has to be security and normal relations with neighbors," Clinton said.
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