Press Releases

    SG/A/793
    DCF/414
    20 March 2002

    SERGEI ORDZHONIKIDZE APPOINTED SECRETARY-GENERAL
    OF CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT

    NEW YORK, 19 March (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokes- man for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    Following consultations with the Conference on Disarmament, the Secretary-General has announced the appointment of Sergei Ordzhonikidze, with immediate effect, as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament. In that capacity, Mr. Ordzhonikidze will also act as the Secretary- General's Personal Representative to the Conference.

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