Secretary-General condemns coup d'état in Mauritania

Originally published
SG/SM/10030, AFR/1226
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General condemns the coup d'état in Mauritania on 3 August.

He calls for the restoration of constitutional order and underlines the need for the full respect for human rights and the rule of law.

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