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    SG/SM/8950
    21 October 2003

    SECRETARY-GENERAL HEARTENED BY CONSTITUTIONAL
    SOLUTION TO BOLIVIA CRISIS

    NEW YORK, 20 October (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued on 18 October by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General is heartened that a constitutional solution has been found to the crisis that has unfolded in Bolivia.  He calls on all Bolivians to take this opportunity to engage in constructive cooperation aimed at building a more just society, in which all citizens may channel their social demands through democratic institutions and in which human rights are fully respected.

    He offers the people of Bolivia the assistance of the United Nations system in helping to address the difficult challenges that they face.

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