New York, 23 April 2007 - Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Death of Boris YeltsinThe Secretary-General was saddened to learn today of the death of Boris Yeltsin, the first democratically elected President of the Russian Federation. President Yeltsin will be remembered for the critical role he played in advancing political and economic reforms in Russia, as well as in fostering rapprochement between East and West.
The Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to Mr. Yeltsin's family and to the people and government of the Russian Federation.
Statements on 23 April 2007
- New York, 23 April 2007 - Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Somalia
- New York, 23 April 2007 - Secretary-General's message on the occasion of the First United Nations Global Road Safety Week (23-29 April 2007)
- San Marino, 23 April 2007 - Secretary-General's message to the Conference on "The Religious Dimension of Intercultural Dialogue" [delivered by Mr. Staffan de Mistura, Director of the UN System Staff College]
- Doha, Qatar, 23 April 2007 - Secretary-General's remarks to the Seventh Forum on Democracy, Development and Free Trade