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European Union (EU)
14 April 2005
Solana wishes Wolfensohn success on his appointment as Special Envoy for Gaza Disengagement
On 14th April, Mr. James D. Wolfensohn, outgoing president of the World Bank Group, was appointed by the Quartet (EU, UN, US and Russia) as a Special Envoy for Gaza Disengagement. EU High Representative Javier Solana wishes him every success in this important mission. "I can hardly think of a better choice for what promises to be a challenging job - remarked Solana today. Jim Wolfensohn has the right background and the high profile needed to help steer Gaza disengagement to a successful end. I look forward to having him work closely with EU Institutions, as well as with other Quartet members."