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Crown Prince Abdullah addresses UN Millennium Summit

In New York today, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz delivered a short address to the Millennium Summit of the General Assembly of the United Nations. In his speech, presented on behalf of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, he declared that this occasion is a great opportunity to evaluate the progress of the United Nations, learning from past failures and being attuned to present realities in order to better prepare for the challenges of the future.

[full text of speech as delivered by Crown Prince Abdullah]

 A longer statement of the Kingdom's views was available to those attending the Summit.