17 July 2006

Press Statement by President of Security Council on Dispatch of Middle East Team

NEW YORK, 14 July (UN Headquarters) -- The following Security Council press statement on the dispatch of the Middle East team was delivered today by Council President Jean-Marc de La Sablière (France):

The Security Council welcomes the Secretary-General's decision to dispatch to the Middle East a senior-level team.  The Security Council calls on all concerned States and parties to extend their full cooperation to the team.

The Security Council looks forward to the earliest possible report of the team's mission.

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