22 October 2004
Secretary-General Encouraged by Update on Oil-For-Food Inquiry Committees Work
NEW YORK, 21 October (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement is attributable to the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
This morning the Secretary-General met with Paul Volcker, the Chairman of the Independent Inquiry Committee into the UN Oil-for-Food Programme, to receive an updated briefing on the work of the Committee.
The Secretary-General is encouraged that the Committee is working diligently on the inquiry and looks forward to receiving its final report.
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