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Digest of Other White House Announcements

August 28, 1998

The following list includes the President's public schedule and other items of general interest announced by the Office of the Press Secretary and not included elsewhere in this issue.

August 24

In the morning, the President was briefed by National Security Adviser Samuel Berger on developments in Russia, the upcoming summit, and the U.S. military action against terrorist sites in Afghanistan and Sudan.

August 25

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with President Boris Yeltsin of Russia concerning the Russian economic situation, the upcoming summit, and the U.S. military action against terrorist sites in Afghanistan and Sudan.

August 26

The President announced his intention to appoint Edward Schuh as Chair of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development.

The President declared a major disaster in Texas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Tropical Storm Charley beginning August 22 and continuing.

August 27

In the morning, the President traveled from Martha's Vineyard to Worcester, MA. In the afternoon, he returned to Martha's Vineyard.

The President declared a major disaster in North Carolina and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Bonnie on August 25 and continuing.

August 28

In the morning, the President participated in a conference call with Vice President Al Gore, the national security and economic teams, and Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott concerning the President's upcoming visit to Russia.

The White House announced the President's intention to nominate former Gov. Michael Sullivan of Wyoming to be U.S. Ambassador to Ireland.

William J. Clinton, Digest of Other White House Announcements Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/224692

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