Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Meeting With Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev

 

December 7, 1988

 

Q. Mr. President, tell us about the meeting. Are you pleased with the meeting today?

 

The President. Very much so, yes.

 

Q. What did you achieve?

 

The President. The continuation of what we've accomplished so far and to continue under the next administration.

 

Q. So, you're very pleased then?

 

The President. Yes.

 

Note: The exchange began at 3:47 p.m. on Governor's Island in New York, NY. Following the exchange, President Reagan returned to Washington, DC. A tape was not available for verification of the contents of the exchange.