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SG/SM/6306
PAL/1841

25 August 1997

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SECRETARY-GENERAL, REGRETTING ACTIONS WHICH IMPEDE MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS, CALLS FOR

MAINTENANCE OF HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE


Geneva Symposium on Question of Palestine Is Told Development Must Continue,
to Provide Environment for Resumption of Negotiations


A four-day symposium on the question of Palestine, convened under the auspices of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestine People, in accordance with General Assembly resolutions 51/23 and 51/24 of 4 December 1996, and being attended by representatives of non- governmental organizations, opened today in Geneva. This is the statement of Secretary-General Kofi Annan, delivered at the meeting on his behalf by the Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva, Vladimir Petrovsky:
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