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Press Statement
Philip T. Reeker, Deputy Spokesman
Washington, DC
December 10, 2002


Agreement on Temporary Protocol for Prevlaka Peninsula

The United States welcomes the December 10 agreement by Croatia and Yugoslavia on a temporary land and sea protocol for the Prevlaka peninsula.

This agreement underscores the significant improvement in relations between the two countries and will ensure continued stability of the Prevlaka region following the closure of the UN mission there on December 15, 2002.

We hope the successful negotiation of this regime will give the two countries confidence to resolve other outstanding bilateral issues and fully normalize their relations.

Released on December 10, 2002

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