2 SEPTEMBER 2021

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

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Questions and Answers

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Question:  Thanks, Steph.  Does the Secretary‑General have any comment on the meeting today between the President of Egypt, Jordan’s King, and the Palestinian President aimed at reviving the Middle East peace process?  Was the UN involved in any way?

Spokesman:  We very much welcome the meeting of these three leaders.  We hope it will lead to a positive outcome and a…  regain of traction of diplomacy in the Israeli‑Palestinian conflict.

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For information media. Not an official record.