Department of Public Information · News Coverage Service ·
26 April 2002
DISCUSSIONS CONCLUDE BETWEEN UN, ISRAEL ON FACT-FINDING TEAM;
ISRAELI CABINET TO TAKE FORMAL DECISION 28 APRIL
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The discussions between the United Nations and the Israeli delegation on the fact-finding team that will look into recent events in Jenin camp have concluded. These discussions took place in a cordial and constructive atmosphere. Clarifications on the up-coming mission were provided by the United Nations. The United Nations has been informed that the Israeli Cabinet will take a formal decision on the matter on Sunday morning, 28 April. The Foreign Minister has requested that, due to the Israeli Sabbath, the team arrive on Sunday. Given these special circumstances, the Secretary-General has agreed to this request.
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