Dear Sir or Madam: The Principality of Liechtenstein is bringing action against the Federal Republic of Germany by filing an application to the International Court of Justice in The Hague. This will be the first time Germany has been a sole respondent before the United Nations' principal judicial organ. Following the submission of the application to the Court tomorrow, Friday 1 June 2001, we would like to invite you to a press conference to give you the opportunity to find out more about the substance of and background to the case. Date : Friday, 1 June 2001 Time : 11 a.m. Place: Nieuwspoort Internationaal Perscentrum (International Press Centre), Lange Poten 10, 2511 CL Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands Phone +31 (0) 70 346-9440 www.nieuwspoort.nl The Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Principality of Liechtenstein, Dr. Ernst Walch, and the agent representing the Principality before the International Court of Justice, the lawyer Dr. Alexander Goepfert, will both be present at the press conference. From 12 noon tomorrow, comprehensive information and background material will be available on the homepage www.liechtenstein-icj-case.com. Yours sincerely, Dr. Stephan Kronenberg Press Officer of the Special Commissioner and Agent for the case brought before the International Court of Justice ots Originaltext: Principality of Liechtenstein Internet: www.presseportal.de Contact: If you have any questions or want to attend the press conference or would like to receive material from the press folder, you will be able to contact us today up to 10 p.m. (German time) at +49 (0) 211-4979-990 or - 991 or - 992; we will again be available tomorrow from 8 a.m. onwards.