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    SG/SM/8954
    22 October 2003

     

    SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES DECLARATION
    ON IRAN’S NUCLEAR PROGRAMME


     

    NEW YORK, 21 October (UN Headquarters) -- Following is a statement issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General welcomes the declaration agreed in Tehran today by the Iranian Government and visiting European Union Foreign Ministers regarding the nuclear programme of the Islamic Republic of Iran.  He encourages the Iranian authorities to further cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to resolve all outstanding issues with the Agency. 

    The Secretary-General appreciates the efforts of the Government of Iran and the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom in working towards resolving outstanding issues regarding Iran’s nuclear programme.   

       

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