12 July 2004
Secretary-General Forwards World Courts Advisory Opinion on Israels Wall to General Assembly
NEW YORK, 9 July (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General has today received from the International Court of Justice its advisory opinion on the legal consequences of the construction of a wall in occupied Palestinian territory.
The Secretary-General has forwarded the advisory opinion to the General Assembly, which had requested the Courts advice, and which will determine how to proceed on this matter.
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