Dec. 15,1998---Kofi A. Annan

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Taiwan Tati Cultural
And Educational Foundation
B16F, No.3 Ta-Tun 2St.
Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
December 15, 1998.

Dear Mr. Kofi A. Annan,

Reports said; House Judiciary chairman Henry Hyde on Sunday(Dec. 13, 1998) urged President Bill Clinton to step down to spare his country the "turmoil and tumult" of impeachment. But Clinton ruled out resignation.

In our view; President Bill Clinton must go on his duty as a leader of United States. "I have no intention of resigning. It's never crossed my mind", a grim faced Clinton told reporters in Jerusalem where he is trying to revive the Middle East peace process.

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said on CNN any suggestion that Clinton would try to manufacture foreign policy crisis to boost himself politically. "Undercut our national security and I consider it basically reprehensible for anybody to make a statement like that".

We agree with that Clinton's answer. "I don't believe it's in the interests of the United States and the American people, to go through this impeachment process and have a trial in the Senate" Clinton told reporters during a photo session here with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Despite the impeachment; we saw U.S. and Palestinian flags swathed the control tower at Gaza airport, hung from the street and fluttered from small boats bobbing on the Mediterranean off Arafat's sea-front office.

"For 50 years they taught us the American flag should be burned, now they are giving it to us to wave" said one young Palestinian.

President Bill Clinton never hurt United States' benefits, he has done well in our world, why ? Must do impeachment with him because of private fault. We have the same attitude about, ' Answering a question with Arafat at his side, Clinton said the impeachment process was not in the United States' interest. "I'm here serving America's interests, trying to make peace in the Middle East" he said.

However; if Clinton is impeachment there will be "a vacuum of leadership" which would be harmful for global security.



Sincerely Yours,
Yang Hsu-Tung.
President of
Taiwan Tati Cultural
And Educational Foundation


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