Iran/iraq Cease-fire

29-Aug-1988 00:03:45
After intense negotiations and quiet diplomacy by UN Secretary-General Perez de Cuellar, a cease-fire agreement was reached in the war between Iran and Iraq, an 8 year conflict which has claimed over one million lives. A UN peacekeeping force consisting of 350 unarmed officers from 24 countries is to supervise the cease-fire. In Geneva, the Foreign Ministers of Iran and Iraq meet face to face for the first time to negotiate a lasting peace between the two countries.

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After intense negotiations and quiet diplomacy by UN Secretary-General Perez de Cuellar, a cease-fire agreement was reached in the war between Iran and Iraq, an 8 year conflict which has claimed over one million lives. A UN peacekeeping force consisting of 350 unarmed officers from 24 countries is to supervise the cease-fire. In Geneva, the Foreign Ministers of Iran and Iraq meet face to face for the first time to negotiate a lasting peace between the two countries.
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43
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Richard Sydenham
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UNA0043