New York

08 December 2006

Statement Attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the death of Jeane Kirkpatrick

The Secretary-General was saddened to learn of the death of Jeane Kirkpatrick. Always ardent and often provocative, her commitment to an effective United Nations was clear during her tenure as Permanent Representative, and in her later career. The Secretary-General extends his condolences to Ms. Kirkpatrick's family and all others touched by this loss.