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    Press Release No: UNIS/GA/1686
    Release Date:  8 September 2000
     Statement by Co-chairpersons of Millennium Summit of General Assembly
    Welcoming Inter-Korean Summit and Follow-up Measures

    NEW YORK, 6 September (UN Headquarters) -- The Co-Chairpersons of the Millennium Summit welcome the Summit Meeting held in Pyongyang in June this year between the leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea and their Joint Declaration as a major breakthrough in bringing peace, stability and reunification to the Korean Peninsula, and encourage the two parties to advance the process of dialogue so that it may eventually lead to the peaceful reunification of the Peninsula, while contributing to the peace and security of the region and beyond.

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