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US-Russia Relations / Clinton / Restart Button #936320

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 06, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) President Obama’s indication that the US needs to push the restart button on relations with Russia noted.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov† reviewed; scenes shown of her presentation of a red button that was labeled with the Russian word for “overcharged” rather than “restart”; details given of the issues Clinton and Lavrov will work on and about Clinton’s activities in Europe this week. [LAVROV – explains the mistake.] [CLINTON – comments on her meeting with Lavrov; opposes Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory; says she is here on behalf of the Obama administration.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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