Press Releases

    SG/SM/9671
         12 January 2005

    Secretary-General Forwards to General Assembly President Letter on  Creation of Register of Damage Caused by Separation Wall in West Bank

    NEW YORK, 11 January (UN Headquarters) -- Following is a statement attributable to the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General has today forwarded a letter to the President of the General Assembly regarding the establishment of a register of damage relating to Israel’s construction of a barrier in the West Bank.  The letter sets out a framework for the register, the establishment of which was requested by the General Assembly in its resolution ES-10/15, and for the next steps in its creation.

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