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Many delegates expressed concern that the informal group that met yesterday in the Delegates Lounge to review Chapter III had received a copy of the Chair's draft text before it was distributed in the formal session. The G-77 went so far as to insist that it would not accept any agreement that had emerged from those discussions.

Several delegates appreciated Amb. Biegman's firm stance with those Latin American countries who continued to question the definition of reproductive rights, despite the ample time they had to consider this issue in their regional group meeting.