2 February 2004
Secretary-General Welcomes Constructive Attitude of All Parties in Search for Constitutional Solution in Venezuela
NEW YORK, 30 January (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General is following with special interest the latest developments in Venezuela and welcomes the constructive attitude of all parties in the search for a constitutional solution, as established in the agreement of 29 May 2003 signed by the Government and the opposition Coordinadora Democratica.
In this context, the Secretary-General welcomes the decision of the National Electoral Council (CNE) to involve international observers in its ongoing work, an important element in ensuring a peaceful, electoral, and constitutional solution to the countrys political impasse.
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