Department of Public Information · News Coverage Service ·
9 July 2004
SECRETARY-GENERAL FORWARDS WORLD COURT'S ADVISORY OPINION
ON ISRAEL'S WALL TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General has today received from the International Court of Justice its advisory opinion on “the legal consequences of the construction of a wall in occupied Palestinian territory”.
The Secretary-General has forwarded the advisory opinion to the General Assembly, which had requested the Court’s advice, and which will determine how to proceed on this matter.
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