HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOON BRIEFING

BY MARIE OKABE

DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON

U.N. HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK

Monday, July 2, 2007

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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

NO CHANGE ON U.N. POLICY ON EAST JERUSALEM: Asked if the United Nations had changed its policy on the status of East Jerusalem as an occupied Palestinian territory, Okabe stressed that there had been no change in policy.

NEXT MEETING OF QUARTET EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE SOON: In response to a question, the Spokeswoman said that the next meeting of the Middle East Quartet principals would take place very soon in the region.

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Document Type: Briefing, Highlights of the Noon Briefing
Document Sources: Department of Public Information (DPI), Secretary-General
Subject: Jerusalem, Occupation
Publication Date: 02/07/2007