American Hostages in Iran Informal Exchange With Reporter:.
Q. Good news from Iran today, right?
THE PRESIDENT. It looks better, but I can't predict success.
Q. Well, but are you going to be able to sign an international agreement that will satisfy them before the 20th?
THE PRESIDENT. That depends on them. We've made them a reasonable proposition.
Q. Have you heard from Warren Christopher today?
THE PRESIDENT. Yes.
Note: The exchange began at approximately 12:30 p.m. outside the restaurant Lion d'Or, where the President and Mrs. Carter had lunch.
Jimmy Carter, American Hostages in Iran Informal Exchange With Reporter:. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/250585