HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOON BRIEFING

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

UN HEADQUARTERS,  NEW YORK

Friday, February 8, 2008

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NO PLANS FOR BAN KI-MOON VISIT TO GAZA: Asked whether the Secretary-General would visit Gaza, the Spokeswoman said that there were no plans for such a visit at this point. Asked about the fuel cuts in Gaza, she noted that the Secretary-General had already expressed his opinions about the need to lift the restrictions on Gaza. The Secretary-General sees Gaza as part of a single Palestinian territory, she added.

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Document Type: Briefing, Highlights of the Noon Briefing
Document Sources: Department of Public Information (DPI), Secretary-General
Subject: Gaza Strip, Occupation
Publication Date: 08/02/2008