Press Releases

    SC/8237
    5 November 2004

    Press Statement on Côte d’Ivoire by Security Council President

    NEW YORK, 4 November (UN Headquarters) -- Following is today’s press statement on Côte d’Ivoire by Security Council President John Danforth (United States):

    The Security Council listened to the briefing of the Secretary General, Mr. Kofi Annan, on the grave recent developments in Côte d’Ivoire.

    The members expressed their deep concern and demanded that the ceasefire be fully respected.

    The Security Council expects the rights and security of United Nations personnel and all foreigners in Côte d’Ivoire to be fully respected.

    The Security Council is actively engaged and is reviewing these worrying recent developments and the overall situation in Côte d’Ivoire with a view to deciding on the action to be taken.

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