- "The Republic recognizes the tragedy of war, but there is nothing we can change that has already occurred."
"Say it aloud before this gathering—as representative for Chancellor Palpatine that you declare, without reservation, the Separatist state legitimate."
- ―Senators Padmé Amidala and Voe Atell
At the height of the Clone Wars, the Confederacy of Independent Systems and Galactic Republic held a peace conference on the neutral world of Mandalore. Hoping to reach a diplomatic end to the war, delegations from the Republic Senate and the Separatist Senate met at Duchess Satine Kryze's Sundari Royal Palace. However, the negotiations broke down.