All articles from: June, 2007

Ambassador Tichenor Statement at Conclusion of Human Rights Council

Mr. President, my delegation is deeply concerned by the actions taken over the past 24 hours in this Council. The United States’ understanding of last evening’s events was that the Council would indeed take action, substantive action, on the package today.

We are deeply disappointed that for reasons of political expediency a member’s right to call for a vote or break consensus on the substance of a motion before the Council has been denied.

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