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US-Russia Relations / Summit / Yeltsin and NATO #414654

CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Photo shown of President Clinton, who is recovering from knee surgery, meeting with Russian foreign minister Yevgeny Primakov prior to the Thursday summit between United States and Russia.

(Moscow: Jill Dougherty) Russia's opposition to the planned expansion of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) to include former Warsaw Pact nations featured. [Russian President Boris YELTSIN - (thru translator) says we have a healthy Yeltsin and a sick Clinton for Helsinki!; promises no more concessions to the US; says Russia will not join NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) because it is a military organization.] [Political analyst Michael McFAUL - assesses Yeltsin's new political appointments.] Yeltsin said assigning the job of finance minister to Anatoly Chubais.

Dougherty, Jill;
Shaw, Bernard

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