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CHILE:

Minister for Natural Resources Luis Alvarado mentioned Chile's awareness of the Rio commitments, passion in dealing with these issues, and realism in facing environmental problems. What is lacking, he said, is the political determination and creation of conditions for action. He expressed solidarity with the countries in transition. The CSD is primarily a political body and should lay the groundwork for political consensus.