SECRETARY-GENERAL EXPRESSES SATISFACTION OVER UNANIMITY OF IRAN RESOLUTION

26 March 2007
SG/SM/10922-SC/8981

SECRETARY-GENERAL EXPRESSES SATISFACTION OVER UNANIMITY OF IRAN RESOLUTION

26 March 2007
Secretary-General
SG/SM/10922 SC/8981
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL EXPRESSES SATISFACTION OVER UNANIMITY OF IRAN RESOLUTION

The following statement was issued yesterday by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General notes with satisfaction the Security Council’s unanimity in adopting resolution 1747 of 24 March 2007.  He calls on the Islamic Republic of Iran to fully implement the resolution’s provisions and to urgently take the necessary steps to restore the international community’s trust that its nuclear programme is peaceful in nature.

The Secretary-General believes that a negotiated solution would strengthen the international non-proliferation regime and hopes that dialogue will resume on this issue of paramount importance.

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