Yeltsin said that Clinton had told him that Russia would have “three times as many opportunities” at the upcoming Halifax G-7 meeting as it did at Naples. As a result, the Russian president concluded, that organization is already the “G-7 and 1/2” and will quickly become the G-8. Clinton did not dispute this conclusion. Instead, he praised Russian economic progress and spoke again about a “partnership” between the two countries.
A New And Harsher Tone From Moscow.