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United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
21 May 2013
Statement by the Director-General of UNESCO regarding the mission to the Old City of Jerusalem
Following certain media announcements reporting on the cancellation of the UNESCO Mission to the Old City of Jerusalem, Director-General Irina Bokova wishes to underscore that contrary to such information, consultations are being pursued by the Government of Israel, and the Palestinian and Jordanian authorities with a view to finalizing the terms of the mission and determining its date.