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Clarion Hotel Shepherdstown Chosen For Peace Talks

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Office of the Spokesman
For Immediate Release
Statement by

Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright
on the Site for Israeli-Syrian Negotiations

Washington, D.C.
December 21, 1999

The Department of State has chosen the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, as the site for Israeli-Syrian negotiations. The negotiations will begin on January 3, 2000. Negotiating teams from both delegations, as well as members of the American peace team, will be staying at the conference center for the duration of the talks. Arrangements for the press will be announced at a later date.

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