November 20, 1994 |
Having calmed Western concerns about its nuclear arsenal by agreeing to join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Ukraine took its own atomic anxieties to the United States on Saturday as President Leonid D. Kuchma left for a state visit. Speeding up U.S. aid to pay for the dismantling of nuclear warheads and to support Kuchma's market reforms will top the agenda of the two-day summit with President Clinton starting Tuesday.
August 3, 1994 |
Wooing a new president to comply with the nuclear disarmament agreement signed by his predecessor, Vice President Al Gore paid a six-hour call on Kiev on Tuesday, bearing promises of U.S. aid if Ukraine continues to dismantle its nuclear weapons. Gore also gave newly elected President Leonid Kuchma an invitation from President Clinton to visit Washington in November. The vice president reiterated U.S.
March 4, 1994 |
President Clinton, encouraged by Ukraine's agreement to dismantle nuclear weapons and its cautious turn toward economic reform, has decided to more than double U.S. aid to the strategically important country, officials said Thursday. Clinton plans to announce the boost, from $330 million to about $700 million, after he has lunch at the White House with visiting Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk today.
January 15, 1994 |
Even before President Leonid Kravchuk signed a historic agreement with the United States and Russia on Friday to give up all of Ukraine's nuclear weapons, the headlines here were scornful. On the morning of the signing ceremony in Moscow, three of Kiev's leading newspapers reported not on the details of the groundbreaking trilateral accord but on what some Ukrainians considered to be condescending behavior by President Clinton during his two-hour visit to Kiev late Wednesday.
January 10, 1994 |
President Clinton, on his first visit to Europe since entering the White House almost a year ago, presented his new vision for the Western Alliance in the post-Cold War era Sunday, pledging renewed American leadership and commitment to unite this economically and politically troubled continent.
October 26, 1993 |
Secretary of State Warren Christopher announced $330 million in new U.S. aid for Ukraine on Monday after the country's president said he wants to get rid of the more than 1,800 nuclear weapons he inherited from the Soviet Union. But President Leonid Kravchuk also told Christopher that he was not sure that he could get his balky Parliament to go along, and asked for billions of dollars and help in defending his country from Russia in return for further steps toward disarmament, U.S.