Press Releases

    31 August 2005

    Secretary-General Returning to New York to Support Efforts to Ensure Successful Summit

    NEW YORK, 30 August (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General will be returning to New York today, Tuesday, 30 August.  He has decided to interrupt his vacation to take stock of progress towards the 2005 World Summit, and to support the President of the General Assembly in his efforts to ensure a successful Summit.

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