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the republicans talk about the prospect of
focused on that as well. he talked about how to prevent a nuclear
. we're joined from honolulu with kristin. could the president make any progress on this issue?
hi there, alex. senior administration officials would say that yesterday's talks were productive. time will tell. here are the highlights that came out of yesterday.
met separate by with medvedev and
. they have put up road sanctions according to -- yesterday
found common ground with each leader. basically,got guarantees that both of them would work with the u.s. to try to make sure that
does adhere to its international obligations. senior administration officials also point to the fact at that the sanctions that are already in place have all but crippled
's economy. as you have said, alex, this will undoubtedly be a
with the republican candidates. already hammering
on this issue saying that he hasn't been tough enough on
. they've made a similar charge when it comes to china and its currency. as you heard
in the debate last night say that china is a currency manipulator. yesterday, according to senior administration officials,
was aggressive on this front when he met with
president hu jintao
and voiced frustration on how people feel about the issue. according to that official, china's leader heard that frustration.
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