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Fifty-fourth General Assembly
Plenary
13th Meeting (PM)
GA/9607
24 September 1999


ASSEMBLY CONTINUES GENERAL DEBATE

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Assembly Work Programme

The General Assembly met this afternoon to continue its general debate. ...

Statements

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YOUSEF BIN ALAWI BIN ABDULLAH, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Oman, ...
Turning to the question of the Middle East, he said that all parties, especially the Israeli Government, must seize the current opportunity for peace in the region. Establishment of an independent Palestinian state would be a pillar of a comprehensive and just peace in the Middle East. Arab-Israeli security requirements on both sides of the border were also of prime importance.

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