Annan to Send Team to Middle East to Urge Restraint

Annan.jpg Reuters: “U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is sending a three-person team to the Middle East to urge all parties to exercise restraint and help defuse the major crisis in the region, a spokesman said on Thursday…. Vijay Nambiar, Annan’s political adviser, is to head the team. The other members are U.N. Middle East envoys Terje Roed Larsen and Alvaro de Soto.”