Environmental situation in the occupied Palestinian territories (decision 21/16)
1. At the 7th meeting of the Committee of the Whole, on 9 February 2001, the Committee agreed to transmit, in square brackets, the draft decision on the above subject for consideration by the Council on the basis of the draft decision contained in conference room paper UNEP/GC.21/CW/CRP.3, submitted by Egypt (on behalf of the Arab Group).
2. The representative of the United States of America wished the following statement to be placed in the record of the meeting: