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Held at Headquarters, New York, on Wednesday, 28 November 2001, at 10 a.m.
Chairman: Mr. Effah-Apenteng .............................................................. (Ghana)
Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions: Mr. Mselle
Agenda item 123: Proposed programme budget for the biennium 2002-2003 ( continued)
Safety and security of United Nations personnel (continued)
Agenda item 134: Financing of the United Nations peacekeeping forces in the Middle East (continued)
(b) United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (continued)
Agenda item 141: Financing of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone ( continued)
The meeting was called to order at 10.10 a.m.
(b) United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (continued ) (A/56/431 and Corr.1, A/56/510 and Corr.1)
24. Mr. Tilemans (Belgium), speaking on behalf of the European Union, the associated countries Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey, and, in addition, Norway, said it was regrettable that the reports on financing proposals had not been submitted within the relevant deadlines. He welcomed the proposal in the report of the Secretary-General (A/56/431 and Corr.1) that the budget for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) should be reduced by 31 per cent in relation to the budget for the previous period, and endorsed the recommendations of the Advisory Committee contained in its report (A/56/510 and Corr.1).
The meeting rose at 11.15 a.m.
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