14 June 2005
Secretary-General Encouraged by Special Envoy’s Constructive Discussions With Syria’s President
NEW YORK, 13 June (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General was briefed today in Paris by his Special Envoy, Terje Roed-Larsen, who has just returned from Syria where he met with President Bashar el-Assad on Sunday. His discussions with the Syrian President were constructive and helpful.
The Secretary-General was encouraged by Mr. Roed-Larsen’s report. He will continue working together with President Assad, the Syrian government and other parties for the full implementation of Security Council resolution 1559.
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