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- n. See press conference.
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- n. press conference
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- n. a conference at which press and tv reporters ask questions of a politician or other celebrity
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Egypt's finance minister, Samir Radwan, and the deputy director of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department, Ratna Sahay, at a news conference announced a 1.5% interest rate on the one-year loan, which is to be paid in full within five years.
Finally, Johnson held what he called a White House impromptu news conference on March 31, 1966, to announce the naming of two new Special Assistants, Robert Kintner and Walt Whitman Rostow.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa flew over the city in a helicopter and said it was clear there were far fewer cars on freeways and streets than normal, but he cautioned at a midafternoon news conference that there were hours to go.
BJP spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad asked angrily at a news conference Friday.
—Paul Wolfowitz, deputy secretary of defense, at a Pentagon news conference on December 10, 2001, just days before Osama bin
Dan Bernstein, an avid Los Angeles bicyclist, was rolling along Mulholland Drive in Hollywood when he stopped to share some advice at the news conference at a scenic stop overlooking the Hollywood Bowl.
At a news conference with Karzai, Cameron said Britain's experience of drawing Irish Republican Army terrorists into Northern Ireland's political process could guide Afghanistan's own efforts to reconcile Taliban insurgents.
At a news conference on Sunday, Hamburg health minister Cornelia Prufer-Storcks said she is disappointed that some restaurants are still selling salads.
At a news conference in Hamburg on Sunday, Reinhard Burger, president of the federal health ministry-funded Robert Koch Institute, said it is too early to say if the bean sprouts are responsible, but added that government authorities are tracking every possible clue.
In Moscow this year, at a news conference called to expose corruption in the Ministry for Atomic Energy, Ivan Blokov of Greenpeace charged that pressure was put on all the members of that faction who voted against the amendment.