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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

New York, 14 April 2012

Statement by the President of the General Assembly on the adoption of the Security Council Resolution 2042 on Syria


The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser welcomes the unanimous adoption of Security Council Resolution 2042, authorizing the dispatch of the advance team of UN Observers to Syria . He stresses that the Government of Syria has the primary responsibility to fully and urgently implement the six-point plan of the Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States in its entirety , which it agreed to do, and to launch a political process that would address the aspirations of all the people of Syria.

President Al-Nasser urges the Syrian Government to facilitate the unhindered deployment of the UN supervision mission and to ensure that the team is able to carry out its functions as mandated by the resolution.

The President of the General Assembly is encouraged by the unanimous adoption of the Security Council Resolution that reflects the unity of the Security Council and that of the international community as a whole.

President Al-Nasser pledges his commitment and that of the United Nations General Assembly in supporting the people of Syria to find an all-inclusive and sustainable solution to the Syrian crisis.

 

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