Press Releases

    SC/7532
    17 October 2002

    PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAQ
    BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

    NEW YORK, 16 October (UN Headquarters) -- The following press statement by Security Council President Martin Belinga-Eboutou (Cameroon) was delivered on 15 October:

    The Council was briefed by Dr. Blix on the subject of the latest correspondence received from Iraq concerning the joint United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC)/International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) letter of 8 October 2002, which sets out in writing the results of the Vienna discussions on practical arrangements preceding the inspections.

    In this connection, I should like to confirm that the Security Council will hold an open meeting tomorrow, 16 October 2002, on the question of Iraq.

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