31 March 2006

Secretary-General Expresses Hope that Iran Will Heed International Community's Concerns Regarding Its Nuclear Programme

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

The Secretary-General welcomes the spirit of consensus that was demonstrated yesterday by the members of the Security Council in the presidential statement on non-proliferation.

He hopes that Iran will heed the international community's concerns, as reflected in the Council statement regarding Iran's nuclear programme and that it will cooperate fully with its obligations under the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and successive International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) resolutions.

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