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Source: Division for Palestinian Rights (DPR)
31 December 1995
DEVELOPMENTS RELATED TO THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS



Issue 5 - December 1995



Excerpts from a speech by King Hussein before the Jordanian Parliament,
Amman, 2 December 1995 1

Remarks by President Clinton and Prime Minister Peres at a White House press conference,
Washington, D.C., 11 December 1995 1

Address by Prime Minister Shimon Peres before a joint session of the United States Congress,
Washington, D.C., 12 December 1995 3

Summary of an address by the Director-General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry
at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy,
Washington, D.C., 12 December 1995 8

Text of a European Council statement on the Middle East peace process,
Madrid, 16 December 1995 10

Notes 11



UNITED NATIONS
New York, January 1996








NOTE


Since April 1991, at the request of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, the Division for Palestinian Rights of the United Nations Secretariat has prepared a compilation of statements, declarations, documents and other material pertaining to the various aspects of the Arab-Israeli conflict, the question of Palestine and the Middle East peace process entitled "Approaches towards the settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the question of Palestine".

In January 1994, the bulletin was renamed "Developments related to the Middle East peace process". It includes information material related to the bilateral Arab-Israeli peace negotiations, the multilateral negotiations on Middle East regional issues, and other aspects of the Middle East peace process.

This issue covers the month of December 1995.


Excerpts from a speech by King Hussein before the Jordanian Parliament,
Amman, 2 December 1995


On 2 December 1995, at Amman, King Hussein of Jordan made a speech at the inauguration of the 12th session of the Jordanian Parliament. The following are excerpts from the speech:


Remarks by President Clinton and Prime Minister Peres
at a White House press conference,
Washington, D.C., 11 December 1995


On 11 December 1995, during a White House press conference, the following opening remarks were made by the United States President Bill Clinton and Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres:

President Clinton



Prime Minister Peres

Address by Prime Minister Shimon Peres before
a joint session of the United States Congress,
Washington, D.C., 12 December 1995


On 12 December 1995, at Washington, D.C., the Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres made the following statement before a joint session of the United States Congress:

Summary of an address by the Director-General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry
at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy,
Washington, D.C., 12 December 1995


On 12 December 1995, at Washington, D.C., Mr. Uri Savir, the Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, spoke at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. The following is the Rapporteur's summary of his address entitled â– Israel and the peace process since the Rabin assassinationâ– :



Text of a European Council statement on the Middle East peace process,
Madrid, 16 December 1995


The following statement was issued by the European Council at its summit meeting held on 15-16 December 1995, at Madrid:



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Notes


1. Foreign Broadcast Information Service, Daily Report: Near East & South Asia, No. FBIS-NES-95-232, 4 December 1995, pp. 50-51.

2. Release of the Office of the Press Secretary, The White House, 11 December 1995 (via Internet).

3. Congressional Record: December 12, 1995 (House), pp. H14256-14257. From the Congressional Record Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov.]; also FBIS-NES-95-239, 13 December 1995, pp. 37-39.

4. Israel Information Service Gopher, Information Division, Israel Foreign Ministry, Jerusalem, 12 December 1995 (via Internet) [gopher://israel-info.gov.il].

5. As per the text provided on 5 January 1996 by the Delegation of the European Commission to the United Nations.

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