|Subject: LUSA: More than 80 Nations Confirm
Presence at Independence Celebration
08 May 02 14:08 East Timor: More than 80 Nations Confirm Presence at Independence Celebration
More than 80 countries have confirmed they will send representatives to East Timor´s May 19-20 independence celebrations, organizers in Dili announced Wednesday.
Among the guests, they said, would be at least eight heads of state and three prime ministers, including Portuguese President Jorge Sampaio and Prime Minister Jose Manuel Durao Barroso.
UN General Assembly President Han Seung-soo will also join Secretary-General Kofi Annan in overseeing the end of the territory´s UN transition administration at the birth of the new state.
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