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                  Office of the Press Secretary
           (Wadi Araba Crossing, Jordan-Israel Border)
For Immediate Release                       October 26, 1994     
                     REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT
                    IN PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH
                        PRESIDENT MUBARAK
                          Qebbeh Palace
                           Cairo, Egypt    

8:00 A.M. (L)

Q What's your message for Chairman Arafat this morning, Mr. President?

THE PRESIDENT: Well, first of all, I'm delighted to start this trip with President Mubarak. After all, Egypt has been the leader in the peace process all the way and has set a standard for many years now, and has helped all the parties, including the United States to pursue this peace process.

I'm looking forward to having a chance to talk with the President. And then we're going to talk with Chairman Arafat about what we can do to keep the process going and the importance of condemning terrorism and working together to go forward.

Q Do you have any ideas on the subject?

THE PRESIDENT: A few. We'll be talking about it.

Have you been to sleep, Helen? Have you all had any sleep?

Q No.

Q How about you?

Q How do you like sleeping in palaces? (Laughter.)

THE PRESIDENT: I'm still committed to democracy, but this was pretty nice last night. (Laughter.)

THE PRESS: Thank you.

END8:02 A.M. (L)