6 June 2006

Secretary-General Appeals for Halt to Mogadishu Violence

NEW YORK, 5 June (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General continues to be concerned about the violence in Mogadishu and its environs.  He appeals to all sides to stop the fighting and enter into negotiations.  He stresses that all parties to the conflict should resolve their differences and address outstanding issues in accordance with the Transitional Federal Charter of Somalia.

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