REPORT ON GAZA MAY BE READY IN TWO WEEKS, BOARD OF INQUIRY TELLS SECRETARY-GENERAL

8 April 2009
SG/SM/12177-PAL/2114

REPORT ON GAZA MAY BE READY IN TWO WEEKS, BOARD OF INQUIRY TELLS SECRETARY-GENERAL

8 April 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12177 PAL/2114
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

REPORT ON GAZA MAY BE READY IN TWO WEEKS, BOARD OF INQUIRY TELLS SECRETARY-GENERAL

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

The Secretary-General received today the members of the Board of Inquiry reviewing and investigating several incidents that occurred in the Gaza Strip between 27 December 2008 and 19 January 2009, and in which death or injuries occurred at, and/or damage was done to, United Nations premises.

The members of the Board of Inquiry, led by Ian Martin, shared their conclusions and recommendations with the Secretary-General and informed him that they were still in the process of finalizing their report.  They indicated their expectation to be able to present their final report in approximately two weeks.  No further comments will be made on this issue until the report is received.

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