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Informal Exchange With Reporters

November 29, 1989

Q. Mr. President, did you talk with Mr. Cristiani?

The President. Not today.

Q. Anything new on the guerrillas in El Salvador?

The President. I haven't heard any more today.

Q. What are you going to tell the President tonight? What advice can you give him?

Prime Minister Mulroney. Well, I'll give it to him first, and then I'll tell you about it a little later.

Q. What do you expect, Mr. President? What do you expect, Mr. President?

The President. Just frank discussions, and I know we'll get them.

Note: The exchange began at 6 p.m. at the South Portico of the White House, prior to a meeting with Prime Minister Brian Mulroney of Canada. A reporter referred to President Alfredo Cristiani Buckard of El Salvador.

George Bush, Informal Exchange With Reporters Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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