Sunday, March 8, 2009

USA Today: Clinton’s European debut is full of smiles

With reporters looking on, Clinton met Lavrov and handed him a gift — a green box tied in green ribbon. He unwrapped it to reveal a "reset button" [....]  Clinton assured Lavrov her staff "worked hard" to get it right. Was it right? [....] "You got it wrong," Lavrov responded, also smiling. He said the word the Americans chose — "peregruzka" — meant "overloaded" or "overcharged" rather than "reset." [....] "We reached an agreement on how 'reset' is spelled in both Russian and English — we have no differences between us any more," he said through an interpreter.
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