CONCERNED BY VIOLENCE IN GEORGIAN REGION, SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES RESTRAINT

SG/SM/11735
7 August 2008

CONCERNED BY VIOLENCE IN GEORGIAN REGION, SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES RESTRAINT

7 August 2008
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11735
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

CONCERNED BY VIOLENCE IN GEORGIAN REGION, SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES RESTRAINT


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


The Secretary-General expresses his serious concern about the mounting violence in South Ossetia ( Georgia).  He urges the parties to refrain from any action that could further escalate the situation and threaten the stability of the region.


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