Fifty-first session

Agenda items 33, 35 and 85

THE SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

QUESTION OF PALESTINE

REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE ISRAELI PRACTICES

AFFECTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE AND OTHER  

ARABS OF THE OCCUPIED TERRITORIES

Note verbale dated 3 April 1997 from the Permanent Mission

of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the        

Secretary-General

The Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations, in his capacity as Chairman of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement, presents his compliments to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and has the honour to refer to a letter dated 31 March 1997 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General, in which he conveys the Movement's support for the request made by the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations in his capacity as Chairman of the Group of Arab States for the convening of a special emergency session of the General Assembly in accordance with Assembly resolution 377 (V) of 3 November 1950, entitled "Uniting for peace".

In this regard, he has the honour to request that the above-mentioned letter, the text of which is contained in the annex to this letter, be circulated as a document of the General Assembly under agenda items 33, 35 and 85.


ANNEX

Letter dated 31 March 1997 from the Permanent Representative

of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the          

Secretary-General

In my capacity as Chairman of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement, I have the honour to convey to you the support of the 113 countries members of the Movement for the request made by the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations in his capacity as Chairman of the Group of Arab States for the convening of a special emergency session of the General Assembly in accordance with Assembly resolution 377 (V) of 3 November 1950, entitled "Uniting for peace".

                                               (Signed)  Julio LONDOÑO PAREDES

                                                            Ambassador

                                                       Permanent Representative

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Document symbol: A/51/853
Document Type: Letter, Note verbale
Document Sources: General Assembly, Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)(See also - Committee on Palestine)
Country: Colombia
Subject: Agenda Item, Jerusalem, Settlements
Publication Date: 04/04/1997