Press Releases

    SG/SM/9554
    22 October 2004

    Secretary-General Encouraged by Update on “Oil-For-Food” Inquiry Committee’s Work

    NEW YORK, 21 October (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement is attributable to the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    This morning the Secretary-General met with Paul Volcker, the Chairman of the Independent Inquiry Committee into the UN Oil-for-Food Programme, to receive an updated briefing on the work of the Committee.

    The Secretary-General is encouraged that the Committee is working diligently on the inquiry and looks forward to receiving its final report.

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