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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Statement attributable to the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General on the General Assembly Resolution on Holocaust Denial

New York, 26 January 2007

The Secretary-General welcomes the adoption by the General Assembly today of a resolution unequivocally condemning any denial of the Holocaust. This reflects the prevailing view of the international community. The Secretary-General reiterates his conviction that the denial of historical facts such as the Holocaust is unacceptable. He expresses his strong desire to see this fundamental principle respected both in rhetoric and in practice.

Statements on 26 January 2007