Press Releases

    SC/7585
    6 December 2002

    PRESS STATEMENT ON TIMOR-LESTE BY PRESIDENT
    OF SECURITY COUNCIL

    NEW YORK, 4 December (UN Headquarters) -- Following is today’s press statement on Timor-Leste by the President of the Security Council, Alfonso Valdivieso (Colombia):

    The Security Council was briefed by Assistant-Secretary-General Hédi Annabi on the events that took place in Dili, Timor-Leste, during the last two days.

    The members of the Security Council endorsed the statement issued by the Secretary-General and call on all parties to show restraint and return to calm.

    The members of the Security Council express their support to the Government of Timor-Leste and also to the efforts of the United Nations Mission in Support of East Timor (UNMISET) in helping to restore law and order.

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