11 January 2005

Press Statement by Security Council President on Palestinian Elections

         NEW YORK, 10 January (UN Headquarters) -- Following is today’s press statement on the Palestinian elections by Security Council President César Mayoral (Argentina):

The Security Council welcomes the presidential elections of the Palestinian Authority held yesterday, 9 January 2005.

Members of the Security Council congratulate the Palestinian people on this election.

The Security Council will discuss this matter in depth next Thursday, 13 January 2005.

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