PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

25 April 2006
SC/8704-IK543

PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

25 April 2006
Security Council
SC/8704 IK543
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

Following is the text of today’s statement to the press on Iraq by Security Council President Wang Guangya ( China):

The members of the Security Council welcome the election of the Presidency Council, Speaker and Deputy Speakers of the Council of Representatives, as well as the nomination of Prime Minister al-Maliki.

The members express the hope that the constitutionally elected Government of Iraq can now rapidly be formed.  They stress the importance of that Government being as broad based, representative and effective as possible.

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