Latest On Hariri Report
Question: Could you tell us anything about the Hariri report? Did the Secretary-General have a meeting this morning?So maybe leaks this week, report over the weekend. Bolton said the report did not counter anything in the earlier steps in the investigation.
Spokesman: Yes, the Secretary-General met with Serge Brammertz this morning. The report is in the process of getting to the Security Council ambassadors, a process which we are trying to quicken. The Council ambassadors will get it, we hope, very shortly.
Question: What does the process consist of? Does it consist of any reading and editing?
Spokesman: There is no editing. It consists of us receiving the report and the Secretary-General writing a standard cover page, and someone actually carrying it from the 38th floor, down to the Security Council and then giving it to the Security Council ambassadors.
Question: Will we see him?
Spokesman: I don’t think you will see him before Friday when he is scheduled to brief the Council.
Question: Does he plan to hold a briefing then?
Spokesman: We will try to convince him.
Question: Will the SG say anything on the report?
Spokesman: No, he will not. This is an update report to the Security Council.
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