Posted by: africanpressorganization | 4 June 2009

Côte d’Ivoire / Security of the ongoing electoral process.





Côte d’Ivoire / Security of the ongoing electoral process.


ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, June 4, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Daily press briefing by the office of the spokesperson for the UN secretary-general:


On Côte d’Ivoire, the United Nations Operation in the country (UNOCI) took part yesterday in discussions on the deployment of mixed units — made up of former rebels and Government forces — to ensure the security of the ongoing electoral process.


This was the first in a series of weekly military meetings aimed at creating a discussion framework for monitoring the fourth supplementary accord to the Ouagadougou Political Agreement.


The head of the UN police in Côte d’Ivoire and Deputy Force Commander of UNOCI participated in the meeting, held at the Office of the Special Representative of the Facilitator in Côte d’Ivoire. 




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


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