SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES ESTABLISHMENT OF MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE ON DARFUR

12 September 2008
SG/SM/11789-AFR/1746

SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES ESTABLISHMENT OF MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE ON DARFUR

12 September 2008
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11789 AFR/1746
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General WELCOMES establishment of ministerial committee on darfur

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

The Secretary-General welcomes and supports the establishment of the Ministerial Committee on Darfur under the joint chairmanship of the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al-Thani, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Amr Moussa, and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Jean Ping, which will carry out its work in close collaboration with the African Union-United Nations Joint Chief Mediator, Djibril Bassolé.

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