A group of 70 Nobel laureates have issued a statement endorsing the leadership of the United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan. The document praises him for always taking a “critical look” at the UN and recommending improvements.
Signatories include former US president Jimmy Carter (surprise!) and South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
The statement responds to US criticism of Mr Annan over alleged corruption in the UN oil-for-food programme in Iraq.
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Question- So how many billions of dollars would make these guys question the integrity of the UN or its leadership? Just a question.