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23 October 1998
SECRETARY-GENERAL 'DELIGHTED' AT SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION
OF MIDDLE EAST PEACE TALKS
The following statement was issued today in Seoul, Republic of Korea by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
I am delighted at the news that an impasse in the Middle East peace process has finally been broken. This is a big step.
I congratulate Chairman Arafat and Prime Minister Netanyahu for having had the courage to make the compromises necessary for peace.
I would also like to pay tribute to President Clinton, King Hussein and all those who put in so much effort to make this achievement possible.
I hope that this will lead to renewed efforts to conclude a comprehensive peace for the region as a whole.
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