The officials of the administration remained in their buildings or went down to the basement as required.
American officials contend that the two men separated for security reasons, but remain in close communication.
And officials from several unions that represent officers who work there said many of their members remained concerned.
American officials have said much remains to be done to complete the agreement.
Only a few officials remain in Government who have been involved with the contra program from early on.
But officials at the Public are remaining tight-lipped about his replacement.
They said that officials from the two countries remained in disconcertingly close contact.
These officials said the negotiators had made some progress on minor points but remained far from an overall package.
The senior officials who presided over the widely criticized first round remain in place.
At least one official remains with the satellite from the time it leaves the country until its liftoff.