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Public Papers - 1991 - May

Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Popadiuk on the President's Meeting With General Mikhail Moiseyev, Chief of the General Staff of the Soviet Union

1991-05-21

The President met with Soviet Chief of the General Staff Mikhail Moiseyev in the Oval Office for approximately 15 minutes this afternoon. General Moiseyev was brought to the Oval Office by General Scowcroft after a brief meeting in the General's office. General Moiseyev recounted for the President his view of the progress of the talks of the last 2 days. The President reaffirmed the U.S. and Western position concerning the CFE treaty. The President took the opportunity to ask General Moiseyev to convey his regards to President Gorbachev.

Note: The statement referred to Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union.

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