Press Releases

    SC/7254
    2 January 2002

    PRESIDENT OF UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL AND CHAIRMAN OF MILITARY STAFF COMMITTEE IN JANUARY

    NEW YORK, 2 January (UN Headquarters) -- In accordance with the principle of alphabetical rotation, the following are the President of the United Nations Security Council and Chairman of the Military Staff Committee for January:

    Security Council

    Jagdish Koonjul, Permanent Representative of Mauritius, succeeds Moctar Ouane, Permanent Representative of Mali, as President of the Security Council.

    Military Staff Committee

    Lieutenant General George W. Casey (United States) succeeds Air Vice Marshall John H. Thompson (United Kingdom) as Chairman of the Military Staff Committee.

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