SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS UNITED STATES DECISION NOT TO SEEK SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION ON ICC WILL HELP MAINTAIN COUNCIL UNITY

SG/SM/9379-SC/8132
23 June 2004

SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS UNITED STATES DECISION NOT TO SEEK SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION ON ICC WILL HELP MAINTAIN COUNCIL UNITY

23/06/2004
Press Release
SG/SM/9379
SC/8132

SECRETARY-GENERAL says united states decision not to seek Security Council


resolution on icc will help maintain council unity


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:


The Secretary-General has been following the discussions in the Security Council on the International Criminal Court.  He believes that the decision by the United States not to pursue a resolution on this matter will help maintain the unity of the Security Council at a time when it faces difficult challenges.


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