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US-France Relations / Strained Diplomacy / Pierre Interview #403928

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 12, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) "Washington Post" report that French foreign minister Herve de Charette walked out of a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting in Brussels, Belgium, at the start of a tribute for outgoing Secretary of State Warren Christopher outlined.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Interview held with Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Andrew Pierre about the recent series of diplomatic squabbles between the United States and France reviewed. [PIERRE - cites the roots of the love/hate relationship between the United States and France; suggests the French are twitting the United States over the United Nations Secretary General issue; says the economic problems in France are affecting its diplomatic stances; outlines the issue of the control of the southern command of NATO.]

Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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