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February 14, 1993 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The new U.S. special envoy to the Balkans, Reginald Bartholomew, won assurances Saturday that Russia will cooperate to end ethnic warfare there but was warned that the Russian legislature will resist tougher sanctions against Serbia. "We made a thorough analysis of the state of affairs in the former Yugoslavia and agreed to work together to achieve a just and balanced settlement in Bosnia-Herzegovina," Russian Foreign Minister Andrei V. Kozyrev said after a 90-minute meeting with Bartholomew.
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February 14, 1993 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The new U.S. special envoy to the Balkans, Reginald Bartholomew, won assurances Saturday that Russia will cooperate to end ethnic warfare there but was warned that the Russian legislature will resist tougher sanctions against Serbia. "We made a thorough analysis of the state of affairs in the former Yugoslavia and agreed to work together to achieve a just and balanced settlement in Bosnia-Herzegovina," Russian Foreign Minister Andrei V. Kozyrev said after a 90-minute meeting with Bartholomew.
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NEWS
April 18, 1989
The ambassador to Lebanon at the time of the Iran-Contra affair said he had no significant role in the scandal and was involved only in getting a freed hostage out of the country. Reginald Bartholomew told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that he had no advance knowledge that U.S. arms were swapped for the freedom of the Rev. Benjamin Weir, an American hostage who was released Sept. 14, 1985. "My role was restricted to logistical arrangements, at the request of the National Security Council," to get Weir to safety as quickly as possible, Bartholomew said.
NEWS
February 11, 1993 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A mood of annoyance and irritation is festering among ambassadors and officials here over what they regard as the Clinton Administration's hesitant, clumsy handling of the Bosnia-Herzegovina crisis. The United States, according to this view, has undercut the work of a well-known American statesman, former Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance, and it may have made it more difficult for the United Nations to forge some kind of a peace agreement.
NEWS
February 11, 1993 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A mood of annoyance and irritation is festering among ambassadors and officials here over what they regard as the Clinton Administration's hesitant, clumsy handling of the Bosnia-Herzegovina crisis. The United States, according to this view, has undercut the work of a well-known American statesman, former Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance, and it may have made it more difficult for the United Nations to forge some kind of a peace agreement.
NEWS
July 12, 1986 | From Reuters
President Reagan plans to nominate career diplomat Reginald Bartholomew as the new U.S. ambassador to Spain, the White House said Friday.
NEWS
July 9, 1986 | From Reuters
About 500 people gathered at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid on Tuesday to protest American aid to contra rebels in Nicaragua, police said. The protest broke up without incident after police prevented the demonstrators from delivering a statement to U.S. Ambassador Reginald Bartholomew.
NEWS
June 16, 1993 | Associated Press
Foreign Service officer Reginald Bartholomew will be nominated to be ambassador to Italy, President Clinton announced Tuesday. Bartholomew recently served as U.S. special envoy to the former Yugoslavia and U.S. representative to NATO. He earlier served as ambassador to Spain and Lebanon.
NEWS
July 18, 1986 | Associated Press
President Reagan will name John Hubert Kelly, a career Foreign Service officer, to be U.S. ambassador to Lebanon, the White House announced Thursday. Kelly, 46, has held diplomatic posts in Turkey, Thailand and France. He also was senior deputy assistant secretary for public affairs at the State Department and principal deputy assistant secretary for European affairs. Currently he is assigned to the office of the undersecretary for management.
NEWS
May 18, 1986
U.S. Ambassador Reginald Bartholomew ended a two-year, seven-month assignment in Beirut and left the Lebanese capital. Bartholomew, 50, a career government officer who has worked in both the Defense and State departments, will be replaced temporarily by Francis T. McNamara, the embassy's charge d'affaires. Bartholomew witnessed the decline of American influence in Lebanon following Beirut's decision to abrogate a U.S.-backed troop withdrawal treaty with Israel.
NEWS
April 18, 1989
The ambassador to Lebanon at the time of the Iran-Contra affair said he had no significant role in the scandal and was involved only in getting a freed hostage out of the country. Reginald Bartholomew told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that he had no advance knowledge that U.S. arms were swapped for the freedom of the Rev. Benjamin Weir, an American hostage who was released Sept. 14, 1985. "My role was restricted to logistical arrangements, at the request of the National Security Council," to get Weir to safety as quickly as possible, Bartholomew said.
BUSINESS
October 23, 1989 | From Times wire services
Italy pledged full cooperation with the United States today in an inquiry over whether computer giant Olivetti violated Western restrictions on high technology exports to the Soviet Union. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Rome shares U.S. aims to "continue to maintain appropriate controls on the export of strategically relevant material." The statement followed talks on the Olivetti affair between Italian Foreign Minister Gianni De Michelis and U.S.
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