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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 18, 2002
Presidential Letter on Peacekeeping Operations in Kosovo
November 15, 2002
Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Representative:) (Dear Senator:)
As required by the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act, Public Law 106-398, section 1213, I transmit herewith a report on the contributions of European nations and organizations to the peacekeeping operations in Kosovo.
This report, prepared by the Department of State, concludes that the Europeans have carried a significant portion of the aid-sharing burden in the region and that their commitment to reconstruction, humanitarian relief, and institution and peace-building has been a strong one. Continued attention and commitments of assistance from all donors remain crucial for medium- and long-term development in Kosovo.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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