UNITED

NATIONS

Security Council

S/13629

14 November 1979

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On 14 November 1979, the President of the Council issued the following statement:

"Following consultations among the members of the Security Council, I am authorized as President of the Council to express, on behalf of the Council, the Council's concern at the imprisonment and threatened deportation of Mayor Bassam Al-Shaka of Nablus. As President of the Council, I can only regret this development which might contribute to an increase of tension in the Middle East region. Meanwhile, the Council will follow developments very closely."