Posted by: africanpressorganization | 22 December 2008

Liberia / Rwanda / Security Council resolutions




Liberia / Rwanda / Security Council resolutions


NEW YORK, December 22, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Daily press briefing by the offices of the spokesperson for the UN secretary-general

And the spokesperson for the general assembly president




Earlier, the Security Council began a busy day by adopting resolutions extending the mandates of the monitoring group for Somalia and the sanctions on Liberia, both by one year.


The Council also adopted a resolution allowing for the Secretary-General to appoint additional ad litem (or short-term) judges for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda at the request of the Tribunal’s President, and adopted a presidential statement concerning the work of the two Tribunals.



SOURCE : United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General


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