|UN Security Council Agrees on Gaza Cease-fire Resolution
Secretary Rice (Jan. 8):"It is obviously a very serious situation in Gaza. And while our goal must be the stabilization and normalization of Gaza through the implementation of a durable and fully respected cease-fire and an end to all terrorist activities, I think that this resolution shows that the Council and the United Nations is indeed seized of the matter. This resolution is a step toward our goals. It reflects the international community’s concern about the circumstances in Gaza and its desire for a sustainable peace in Gaza." Full Text
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was in New York City Tuesday, January 6 to Thursday, January 8.
She had numerous bilateral meetings, consulted with friends and allies, in an effort to further her efforts to bring about a cease-fire that is sustainable and durable concerning Gaza. And she also attended a UN Security Council meeting on Gaza.
--01/08/09 Remarks at the UN Security Council Session on the Situation in the Middle East
--01/07/09 Remarks After Meeting with the P3 + Arab Group
--01/07/09 Remarks Before Meeting With United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
--01/06/09 Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Session on the Situation in Gaza