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    UNIS/MA/27
    16 September 2013

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    Concerning the report by the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic

    The Spokesperson for the Secretary-General can confirm the following:

    The report by the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic has been turned over to the Secretary-General. It was transmitted on Sunday, 15 September, to the Secretary-General by Professor Ake Sellström, the head of the Mission, and the Secretary-General will provide it to the Member States tomorrow morning.

    On Monday morning New York time, the Secretary-General will brief the Security Council on the report during its closed consultations.

    Following that briefing, at approximately 6:50 pm CEST (12:50 pm EDT) , the Secretary-General will speak to reporters at the Security Council stakeout.
    Please follow UN WebTv for a webcast of the stakeout: http://webtv.un.org/

    Accordingly, there will be no noon briefing on Monday.

    The Secretary-General will also brief the General Assembly on the report.

    The text of the report will be made available on Monday morning New York time on the website of the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, which is: http://www.un.org/disarmament/

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