HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOON BRIEFING
BY MICHELE MONTAS
SPOKESPERSON FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON
U.N. HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK
BAN KI-MOON WILL ATTEND MIDDLE EAST QUARTET MEETING
- Next Wednesday in Berlin, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be attending a meeting of the Middle East Quartet.
- The Quartet brings together the Secretary-General, along with the Foreign Minister of Russia, the Secretary of State of the United States, the External Relations Commissioner of the European Commission, the High Representative for Common Security and Foreign Policy of the European Union, as well as the representative of the rotating Presidency of the European Union – in this case, the Foreign Minister of Germany.
- The Secretary-General is expected to be back in the office in New York on Thursday.