Press Releases

    SG/SM/8725
    30 May 2003

    SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES REGIONAL LEADERS’ SUPPORT FOR HIS EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE SOLUTION
    TO COLOMBIA’S CONFLICT

    NEW YORK, 29 May (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General notes with interest the declaration of the Rio Group calling for a peaceful resolution to the conflict through open and transparent dialogue among the parties in Colombia. He welcomes regional leaders’ support for his continuing good offices, which aim to achieve a negotiated solution to Colombia’s conflict.

     

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