PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

16 October 2002
SC/7532

PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

16/10/2002
Press Release
SC/7532


PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT


The following press statement by Security Council President Martin Belinga-

Eboutou (Cameroon) was delivered on 15 October:


            The Council was briefed by Dr. Blix on the subject of the latest correspondence received from Iraq concerning the joint United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC)/International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) letter of 8 October 2002, which sets out in writing the results of the Vienna discussions on practical arrangements preceding the inspections.


In this connection, I should like to confirm that the Security Council will hold an open meeting tomorrow, 16 October 2002, on the question of Iraq.


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