United Nations Secretary-General, Javier Perez de Cuellar, said during a visit to Tokyo on August 24, that Lebanon and the Middle E at would still face problems even after the Palestinians had left Beirut.
1. SV PULL BACK TO GV UN Secretary-General Perez de Cuellar (on left) and Japanese Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki standing together with newsmen looking on (2 shots) 0.09
2. SV Mr. de Cuellar PAN TO Mr. Suzuki speaking together (3 shots) 0.32
3. GV INTERIOR Dinner at Japanese National Press Club with de Cuellar as guest 0.37
4. SV De Cuellar speaking at dinner 1.10
5. GV Japanese Foreign Ministry building 1.13
6. SCU INTERIOR Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshio Sakurauchi PAN TO de Cuellar as they chat together (4 shots) 1.52
TRANSCRIPT FOR SEQUENCE 4:
PEREZ DE CUELLAR: "I think we have to consider that this evacuation of the Lebanon by the Palestinians .... is not the end of the Palestinians' ... Palestinians' aspiration. As I repeat, to their legitimate rights. And then it is not even the end of the Middle East problem: not even the end to the Lebanese problem. It is just the one episode, one phase in, perhaps, in a rather long process."
Background: TOKYO, JAPAN
United Nations Secretary-General, Javier Perez de Cuellar, said during a visit to Tokyo on August 24, that Lebanon and the Middle E at would still face problems even after the Palestinians had left Beirut. Mr. Perez de Cuellar met the Japanese Prime Minister, Zenko Suzuki, and among the topics they discussed was a plan to send Japanese civilian staff to help supervise proposed elections in Namibia (South-WEST Africa). The UN Secretary-General was the guest at a dinner held by the Japanese National Press Club and he told the journalists and dignitaries there that the evacuation of PLO guerrillas from Beirut was only one episode in a long process towards peace in the Middle East. Later, he met the Japanese Foreign Minister, Mr. Yoshio Sakurauchi, who has said the Japanese government would "positively study" the UN request for Japanese assistance at the Hamibian elections as a peacekeeping force. Agreement would mean that Japan, the second biggest financial contributor to the UN after the United States, would be sending such staff overseas for the first time.
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