HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOON BRIEFING

BY MICHELE MONTAS
SPOKESPERSON FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON

U.N. HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK

Friday, March 2, 2007

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BAN KI-MOON WILL CONSIDER MEETINGS ONCE REQUESTS ARE MADE: Asked if Ban Ki-moon would be meeting with the relatives of Palestinians in Israeli custody as he did recently with the families of Israeli soldiers in Lebanese and Palestinian captivity, the Spokeswoman said that the meeting with the Israeli families took place at the latter's request and that no such request had been made by the families of Palestinians detained by Israel. Asked if the Secretary-General would consider such request should it be made, Montas said that he would. 

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Document Type: Highlights of the Noon Briefing
Document Sources: Secretary-General, United Nations News Service
Subject: Prisoners and detainees
Publication Date: 02/03/2007