SECRETARY-GENERAL, RECEIVING REPORT ON KOSOVO’S FUTURE STATUS, SUPPORTS PROPOSAL

26 March 2007
SG/SM/10923

SECRETARY-GENERAL, RECEIVING REPORT ON KOSOVO’S FUTURE STATUS, SUPPORTS PROPOSAL

26 March 2007
Secretary-General
SG/SM/10923
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL, RECEIVING REPORT ON KOSOVO’S FUTURE STATUS, SUPPORTS PROPOSAL

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

This morning, the Secretary-General conveyed to the President of the Security Council the report on Kosovo’s future status and the comprehensive proposal for the Kosovo status settlement prepared by his Special Envoy for the Kosovo Future Status Process, Martti Ahtisaari.

In doing so, the Secretary-General expressed his full support for Special Envoy Ahtisaari’s report and settlement proposal.

With the handing over of this report and settlement proposal to the Security Council, the process designed to lead to a determination of Kosovo’s future status has reached a decisive phase.  The Security Council has been presented with a plan, which the Secretary-General believes contains all of the right elements for a fair and sustainable solution to Kosovo’s future status.

The Secretary-General wishes to express his gratitude to Special Envoy Ahtisaari and to his team for their ongoing efforts to facilitate bringing the Kosovo future status process to conclusion.

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