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5 March 2005
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
The Secretary-General took note of the speech delivered today in Damascus by the Syrian President Dr. Bashar Al Assad and will study it carefully.
Meanwhile, he has requested his special envoy, Mr. Terje Roed-Larsen, to travel to Beyrouth and Damascus this week to discuss with Lebanese and Syrian officials the full, complete and immediate implementation of Security Council resolution 1559.
New York, 5 March 2005