PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

15 December 2003
SC/7954

PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

15/12/2003
Press ReleaseSC/7954

PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

Following is the statement to the press on Iraq delivered today by Security Council President Stefan Tafrov (Bulgaria):

Council members welcomed the capture of Saddam Hussein on 13 December.

Council members welcomed the declaration of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on this occasion.

Council members look forward to the presentation tomorrow of the Secretary-General’s report by the Secretary-General, and the statement of Iraqi Foreign Minister Zebari, who will also join the session.

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