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April 22, 1993 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Not long after basking in the spotlight as the elder statesman who coached President Clinton on Russia policy, Richard Nixon had some free advice Wednesday for Japan: Demonstrate a little global leadership by giving more economic aid to your old Cold War foe. At a conference here on U.S.-Japan relations sponsored by the Nixon Library, the former President admonished Tokyo to transcend its dispute with Russia over four small islands. Japan should act more generously to support President Boris N.
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April 22, 1993 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Not long after basking in the spotlight as the elder statesman who coached President Clinton on Russia policy, Richard Nixon had some free advice Wednesday for Japan: Demonstrate a little global leadership by giving more economic aid to your old Cold War foe. At a conference here on U.S.-Japan relations sponsored by the Nixon Library, the former President admonished Tokyo to transcend its dispute with Russia over four small islands. Japan should act more generously to support President Boris N.
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September 19, 1992 | Reuters
Japan will go ahead with plans to host an international conference on aid to countries of the former Soviet Union, Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa said Friday. Foreign Minister Michio Watanabe said last weekend that Japan might scrap plans to host the October conference after Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin's abrupt cancellation of a visit to Tokyo.
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April 9, 1993 | JOHN M. BRODER and JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Japan now seems prepared to commit as much as $2 billion in immediate aid to Russia, despite its continued insistence that Russia return four small islands seized after World War II as a precondition for substantial financial support, officials here and in Tokyo said Thursday. Japanese officials have assured Western leaders that Japan will contribute to an aid package to be announced next week at a Tokyo meeting of officials of the seven large industrialized nations.
BUSINESS
July 6, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Help Is Likely for Old Soviet Nuclear Plants: Japan is expected to pledge $25 million to help make old Soviet nuclear plants safe, media reports said. It would match the $25 million the United States plans to contribute. Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa will announce the grant at the summit of leading industrial nations in Munich this week, reports said. Meanwhile, Japan said it will resume working-level talks in Tokyo next week on a peace treaty with Russia.
NEWS
April 9, 1993 | JOHN M. BRODER and JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Japan now seems prepared to commit as much as $2 billion in immediate aid to Russia, despite its continued insistence that Russia return four small islands seized after World War II as a precondition for substantial financial support, officials here and in Tokyo said Thursday. Japanese officials have assured Western leaders that Japan will contribute to an aid package to be announced next week at a Tokyo meeting of officials of the seven large industrialized nations.
NEWS
April 5, 1993 | LESLIE HELM and TAMARA JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
While President Clinton promised at the Vancouver summit that the world will mobilize swiftly to provide Russia with the assistance it needs, in at least two key capitals--here and Bonn--officials on Sunday offered supportive words but no big, immediate pledges of new aid.
NEWS
October 30, 1992 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The capitalist world offered sympathy, advice and a little more money Thursday to the beleaguered republics of the former Soviet Union, which have lost about a quarter or more of their economic output since the fall of communism. "It is important . . . for us to acknowledge the hardships which the process of economic reforms is bringing to the people of the former Soviet Union," Acting Secretary of State Lawrence S.
NEWS
April 5, 1993 | LESLIE HELM and TAMARA JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
While President Clinton promised at the Vancouver summit that the world will mobilize swiftly to provide Russia with the assistance it needs, in at least two key capitals--here and Bonn--officials on Sunday offered supportive words but no big, immediate pledges of new aid.
NEWS
October 30, 1992 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The capitalist world offered sympathy, advice and a little more money Thursday to the beleaguered republics of the former Soviet Union, which have lost about a quarter or more of their economic output since the fall of communism. "It is important . . . for us to acknowledge the hardships which the process of economic reforms is bringing to the people of the former Soviet Union," Acting Secretary of State Lawrence S.
NEWS
September 19, 1992 | Reuters
Japan will go ahead with plans to host an international conference on aid to countries of the former Soviet Union, Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa said Friday. Foreign Minister Michio Watanabe said last weekend that Japan might scrap plans to host the October conference after Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin's abrupt cancellation of a visit to Tokyo.
BUSINESS
July 6, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Help Is Likely for Old Soviet Nuclear Plants: Japan is expected to pledge $25 million to help make old Soviet nuclear plants safe, media reports said. It would match the $25 million the United States plans to contribute. Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa will announce the grant at the summit of leading industrial nations in Munich this week, reports said. Meanwhile, Japan said it will resume working-level talks in Tokyo next week on a peace treaty with Russia.
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