U.N. Oil-For-Food Report Reaction

Secretary-General Annan read a statement about the interim report released today by the Independent Inquiry Committee of the United Nations… read more

Secretary-General Annan read a statement about the interim report released today by the Independent Inquiry Committee of the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program. He said the committee had cleared him of trying to influence a procurement process with a company that employed his son. He listed accomplishments of the United Nations during the past year. During his brief question-and-answer period, one reporter asked whether he was thinking of stepping down, to which he answered, “Hell, no.” The secretary-general then left the news conference, and Mr. Brown continued answering reporters' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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U.N. Oil-For-Food Report Reaction

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Program ID:
186080-1
Category:
United Nations
Format:
News Conference
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 2005
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2005

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  • Mar 29, 2005 | 2:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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