April 13, 1990 |
Officials of the United States and Czechoslovakia signed a trade agreement Thursday, the second economic pact negotiated with an Eastern European nation since last year's political upheaval. The new accord is one of the steps needed to cut tariffs on Czech products sold in the United States. The document also seeks to foster increased business ties and tourism between the two nations. U.S. Trade Representative Carla A.
February 21, 1990 |
President Bush, meeting with Czechoslovak President Vaclav Havel as part of the first trip to Washington by one of Eastern Europe's new government leaders, announced measures Tuesday to give Czechoslovakia greater access to American markets. "The United States will be part of your nation's democratic rebirth," Bush told the visiting playwright turned president at the end of a two-hour White House meeting and lunch.
February 8, 1990 |
The Bush Administration will begin formal negotiations with the Soviet Union next Monday on a comprehensive trade agreement designed to pave the way for a normalization of trade relations between the two countries by early summer, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The talks, promised by President Bush during his summit in Malta last December with Soviet President Mikhail S.
February 7, 1990
Recent accounts about Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega freeing U.S. funds for poll monitors for the upcoming elections on Feb. 25 was indeed good news. By allowing the Bush Administration, handpicked U.S. members of Congress and the anti-Sandinista coalition (UNO) to monitor all polling places, Ortega has assured that the elections will be certifiable by the entire world and in the best interest of all Nicaraguan people.