The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Geraldine Byrne Nason (Ireland):
Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today:
The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) until August 2022, reiterating its call for Israel and Lebanon to support a permanent ceasefire and a long-term solution based on the principles and elements set out in resolution 1701 (2006).
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the International Conference in Support of the Lebanese People, held virtually today:
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Joanna Wronecka of Poland as his new Special Coordinator for Lebanon, with the United Nations Office of the Special Coordinator for Lebanon.