Finns in the United Nations
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Published by Suomen YK-liitto in Helsinki .
Written in English


  • United Nations -- Finland.,
  • Diplomatic and consular service, Finnish.

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Edition Notes

StatementMartti Ahtisaari ... [et al.] ; edited by Kimmo Kiljunen.
ContributionsAhtisaari, Martti., Kiljunen, Kimmo.
LC ClassificationsJZ1627 .S8613 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination301 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL764689M
ISBN 109529694180
LC Control Number97162370

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