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SG/SM/5406
6 September 1994

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SECRETARY-GENERAL DISCUSSES THEMES OF POPULATION CONFERENCE

AND OTHER ISSUES IN SERIES OF MEETINGS IN CAIRO AND PARIS

CAIRO, 6 September -- The following statement was issued today by the spokesman travelling with Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali:

On Saturday, 3 September, the Secretary-General met in Paris with Terje Roed Larsen, his Special Coordinator in the occupied territories, to discuss an enhanced role for the United Nations in the development process in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Mr. Larsen briefed the Secretary-General on preparations for a meeting of donors on international assistance to the occupied territories to be chaired by the World Bank in Paris on 7 and 9 September. He updated the Secretary-General on the campaign "Clean up Gaza", spearheaded by the Palestinian Authority in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). They also discussed possible United Nations technical assistance for the administration of the Palestinian Police Force.

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