Press Releases

    SC/8490
    5 September 2005

    Press Statement by President of Security Council on 14 September Meeting

    NEW YORK, 2 September (UN Headquarters) -- Following is the text of today's statement to the press by Security Council President Lauro Baja (Philippines):

    The President has consulted members of the Security Council and they have agreed that they should take advantage of the presence of heads of State and government in New York to hold a meeting of the Security Council at that level on 14 September 2005.  The subject of this meeting will be "Threats to International Peace and Security".

    In this regard, the Security Council is now considering a draft resolution on prevention of incitement to terrorism and a draft resolution on prevention of conflict, particularly in Africa.

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