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China-US Relations / Premier Zhu's Visit / Nuclear Espionage #430235

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 1999
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Koppel) The visit by Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji to the United States featured; details given of the issues being discussed with President Clinton. [At press conference, ZHU - (thru translator) talks about Abraham Lincoln's use of force to maintain unity of the US; denies espionage at nuclear technology labs.] [CLINTON - says the United States has a one-China policy; says the investigation into spying will continue.]

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The issue of nuclear espionage by China examined; details given of what is known about theft from the nuclear labs. [NSC spokesman David LEAVY - says Clinton ordered a review of security at the labs in 1998.]

Koppel, Andrea;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Thomas, Pierre

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