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14 May 2004
UN ASKS ISRAEL FOR EVIDENCE OF ALLEGATIONS REGARDING USE OF UNRWA AMBULANCES
Following is the text of a statement attributable to the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General is aware of allegations made by Minister Mofaz through the media that UNRWA ambulances were involved in the transfer of body parts of Israeli soldiers. Both he and the Commissioner-General of UNRWA take such accusations very seriously. The UN has asked the Israeli authorities for evidence in support of these allegations.
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