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Winter 1996

The Value of the UN for Small Countries

Carlos Saul Menem is President of Argentina.

Buenos Aires - For a country like Argentina, strengthening the United Nations is not simply a response to the need to reaffirm great principles or idealistic impulses. For us the multilateral approach offers the best guarantee for consolidating peace and for facing up to the dilemmas of the post-Cold War era. No matter what issues we look at - population, the environment or women's rights - it is evident that only the UN approach is capable of achieving international consensus.

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