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
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.