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April 23, 1998

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE CHAIRMEN AND RANKING MEMBERS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES AND THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY

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  For Immediate Release                             April 23, 1998





                     TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
                   TO THE CHAIRMEN AND RANKING MEMBERS OF
                 THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES AND
                  THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY





                           April 23, 1998






  Dear Mr. Chairman:     (Dear Ranking Member:)

  As required by section 1229 of the National Defense Authorization Act for
  Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85), attached is a report on the
  Helsinki Joint Statement.

                              Sincerely,





                              WILLIAM J. CLINTON






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