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13 June 2003
SECRETARY-GENERAL TO ATTEND ‘QUARTET’ MEETING IN AMMAN, JORDAN, 22 JUNE
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General will participate in a meeting of Quartet Principals in Amman, Jordan, on 22 June. The meeting follows the recent Aqaba Summit at which both Israel and the Palestinians agreed to begin implementing the Quartet’s
The Secretary-General believes the Amman meeting will be a timely opportunity to discuss what the Quartet might do to help generate further momentum in the difficult search for peace. He believes very strongly that the parties should not allow themselves to be deterred by acts of violence and terror. They should show restraint in their words and actions, so that a revived peace process can gain traction through implementation of the Road Map.
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