Exchange With Reporters Prior to Discussions With President Jiang Zemin of China in Manila, Philippines
Q. Mr. President, you promised to raise some candid differences. What differences do you want to raise?
The President. [Inaudible]—four good meetings, we're going to have another one. Then we'll have a report.
Q. Human Rights Watch says you're making a mistake by holding the meeting. Are you?
The President. No, we're doing the right thing to have this meeting.
NOTE: The exchange began at 11:35 a.m. at the Central Bank. A tape was not available for verification of the content of this exchange.
William J. Clinton, Exchange With Reporters Prior to Discussions With President Jiang Zemin of China in Manila, Philippines Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/222260