Neither the United States nor Russia attach much political significance to yesterday’s grenade attack on the U.S. embassy in Moscow. Both governments characterized the incident, in which no one was hurt, as an isolated terrorist act which should not increase tensions between the two countries. Nevertheless, on the eve of U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Talbott’s visit to Moscow, Russian authorities put the police on red alert, and stepped up security at all American installations in the city. (For additional detail, see "In Perspective" item below.)
Clinton, Yeltsin Exchange Letters on Bosnia.