Press Releases

    SC/7760
    AFR/619
    19 May 2003

    PRESS STATEMENT ON DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
    BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

    NEW YORK, 16 May (UN Headquarters) -- Following is today’s press statement on the Democratic Republic of the Congo by Security Council President Munir Akram (Pakistan):

    The Security Council received a letter from the Secretary-General calling for the deployment of a possible emergency international force.

    Some Member States have been approached by the Secretary-General to participate in this force.

    Council members demanded that all States in the region express their commitment to extend support for the possible deployment of this force.

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