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Le Secrétaire général salue l'expérience, la sagesse et le dévouement de l'envoyé spécial du Quatuor dont le mandat vient de prendre fin - Déclaration du Secrétaire général - Communiqué de presse Français

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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Secretary-General
2 May 2006



Secretary-General
SG/SM/10439

              Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York


SECRETARY-GENERAL PRAISES JAMES WOLFENSOHN'S EXPERIENCE, WISDOM, DEDICATION

AS QUARTET SPECIAL ENVOY FINISHES MANDATE


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General expresses his deep appreciation for the efforts extended by Quartet Special Envoy James D. Wolfensohn, whose mandate finished at the end of April.  Mr. Wolfensohn’s experience, wisdom and dedication were instrumental in helping to ensure a peaceful Gaza disengagement and establishing a framework for the future revival of the Palestinian economy.  The Secretary-General has relied extensively on Mr. Wolfensohn’s expertise and advice, and his contribution to efforts to achieve a peaceful solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.  He extends his warm gratitude to Mr. Wolfensohn and is confident that he and other members of the Quartet will continue to seek his advice and counsel.


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