4 August 2015

Security Council
Press Conference

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for August

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Turning to questions on Palestine, she said the Council would hear a briefing on the issue on 19 August, and hold consultations on the Middle East.  To a query about the success of any negotiations between an “occupier” and the “occupied”, she expressed hope for a final solution to that issue.  To another, she expressed confidence and “optimism” in the prospects for a resumed Middle East peace process this fall.  In the meantime, the Council had no plans to visit Gaza. 

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