Press Releases

SG/SM/8220
3 May 2002

Secretary-General Disbanding Jenin Fact-Finding Team

NEW YORK, 2 May (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued this evening by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

As indicated in his letter to the President of the Security Council yesterday, the Secretary-General is today disbanding the Fact-Finding Team into recent events in the Jenin refugee camp, established pursuant to resolution 1405 (2002). The Secretary-General has written to the Council President, the Government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority communicating this decision. He has also written to President Ahtisaari and his Team, thanking them for the dedication, energy and time that they have given the United Nations.

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