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The meeting was called to order at 10.15 a.m.
Item 5 of the provisional agenda
Organization of the session
The President ( spoke in French ): The General Committee of the twenty-eighth special session of the General Assembly is thus fully constituted.
I should like to draw the attention of representatives to a matter concerning the participation of the Holy See, in its capacity as an Observer State, and Palestine, in its capacity as observer, in the work of the General Assembly. The observer of the Holy See will participate in the work of the twenty-eighth special session in accordance with General Assembly resolution 58/314 of 1 July 2004, with no further need for a precursory explanation prior to his intervention. The observer of Palestine will participate in the work of the twenty-eighth special session in accordance with resolution 3237 (XXIX) of 22 November 1974, resolution 43/177 of 15 December 1988 and resolution 52/250 of 7 July 1998, with no further need for a precursory explanation before he takes the floor.
The meeting rose at 1.15 p.m.
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