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      UNIS/SG/2713
        9 November 2000
     Secretary-General Urges Government of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 
    To Take Necessary Measures to Ensure Security of Prisoners
     
     

    NEW YORK, 8 November (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Office of the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

     The Secretary-General has been informed by his Special Representative in Kosovo of the unrest in several detention facilities in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, including in Nis.  The Secretary-General urges the Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to take all necessary measures to ensure the security and well-being of all prisoners, and in particular, the Kosovo Albanian detainees.

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