JUNE 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:  The question, Stéphane, is about if you have a summary of the activities of Tor Wennesland, the Special Coordinator from Gaza.

Spokesman:  Yes.  Tor, as you know, had been in… was in Gaza to… a few days ago.  I know that he met with Israeli authorities today.  I know he met with Benny Gantz, the… Mr. Benny Gantz, the Defence Minister, to continue his discussions as he’s had with parties to ensure that the ceasefire and the cessation of hostilities and the calm stands and is solidified, and we will continue to engage with all relevant sides in order to push for a political way forward.

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For information media. Not an official record.