SECRETARY-GENERAL EXTENDS FULL SUPPORT TO OAS ROLE IN RESOLVING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COLOMBIA, ECUADOR

6 March 2008
SG/SM/11456

SECRETARY-GENERAL EXTENDS FULL SUPPORT TO OAS ROLE IN RESOLVING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COLOMBIA, ECUADOR

6 March 2008
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11456
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL EXTENDS FULL SUPPORT TO OAS ROLE

 

IN RESOLVING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COLOMBIA, ECUADOR

 

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

The Secretary-General welcomes the leading role being played by the Organization of American States (OAS) in addressing the tensions that have arisen since last weekend between Colombia and Ecuador.  The resolution adopted at OAS yesterday provides an impartial mechanism to clarify events and offers both countries a path to resolve their differences peacefully and cooperatively.  The Secretary-General extends his full support to that process.

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