U N I T E D N A T I O N S
27 November 2013
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York
PRESS CONFERENCE BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
Speaking at a Headquarters press conference today, the Security Council President for November noted that 17 open sessions and 13 closed consultations had been held to consider 20 agenda items, including the Middle East, Iran, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, South Sudan, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the work of the sanctions committees.
Liu Jieyi, Permanent Representative of China said, in his overview of the month, that the Council had also held discussions on Libya, Central African Republic and Lebanon, among other issues. As well, four resolutions and two presidential statements had been adopted and six press statements had been issued.
Mr. Liu said he had introduced the Council’s annual report to the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly and had spoken at the commemorative meeting to observe the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, where he had reiterated the Council’s strong support for the Middle East peace process.
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