UNISPAL Home

Press Release
UNITED NATIONS
Department of Public Information · News Coverage Service · New York


GA/9767
15 September 2000

Fifty-fifth General Assembly
Plenary
16th Meeting (AM)


SOMALIA’S PRESIDENT DESCRIBES FIRST STEP IN NEW ERA OF PEACE, STABILITY AS

FIFTY-FIFTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONTINUES DEBATE


Foreign Ministers of Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Portugal, Iceland,
United Arab Emirates, Cuba, New Zealand, Côte d’Ivoire, Iran Also Speak

/...

RASHID ABDULLAH AL-NOAIMI, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, ... renewed his call to the co-sponsors of the Middle East peace process to continue promoting negotiations towards finding a just and comprehensive settlement of the Palestine issue, including the questions of Al-Quds Ash-Sharif (Jerusalem) and the refugees. He affirmed unceasing support of Syrian efforts to regain control of the Golan Heights, and urged that Israel be required to resume negotiations. He also supported efforts of the Lebanese Government to extend sovereignty over the whole of its territory, and supported lifting the economic sanctions on Libya.

/...


* *** *
______________________________________________________________________
For information media - not an official record