Deputy Secretary-General to Determine 'Facts on the Ground' in Ukraine Visit

2 March 2014
SG/SM/15679

Deputy Secretary-General to Determine 'Facts on the Ground' in Ukraine Visit

2 March 2014
Secretary-General
SG/SM/15679
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Deputy Secretary-General to Determine ‘Facts on the Ground’ in Ukraine Visit


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


Following the Security Council’s consultations and given the developments on the ground in Ukraine, the Secretary-General is dispatching Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson to the country this evening.


While in Ukraine, the Deputy Secretary-General will be personally apprised of the facts on the ground and will subsequently brief the Secretary-General on the next steps the United Nations could take to support the de-escalation of the situation.


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