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14 December 1988
STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON CHAIRMAN ARAFAT'S SPEECH
Mr. François Giuliani, Spokesman of the Secretary-General, opened today's press briefing by reading the following statement by the Secretary-General:
"Mr. Arafat's speech before the General Assembly yesterday represents a new and very important contribution to the peace process. It must now be studied carefully so that the present momentum is maintained and transformed into a just, lasting and comprehensive peace in the Middle East".
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