Dec 2nd 2000
To the people of Mexico:
To the peoples and governments of the world:
Brothers and sisters:
The Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee - General Command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation declares the following:
First. The EZLN welcomes the designation of Senor Luis H. Alvarez as the new Peace commissioner.
Second. The EZLN recognizes that, up to this time, Senor Luis H. Alvarez has addressed us with the seriousness, respect and responsibility necessary for this delicate position.
Third. The EZLN announces that, through fulfilling the signals which were demanded for the beginning of dialogue, Senor Luis H. Alvarez will be granted the role of "valid interlocutor."
>From the mountains of the Mexican Southeast.
By the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee
- General Command of the Zapatista Army of national Liberation
Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos.
Originally published in Spanish by the EZLN ______________________ Translated by irlandesa
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