Contribution of small countries to international cooperation ‘crucial,’ Annan says

The contributions of small States to international cooperation are crucially important, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today in Mongolia, calling for a fundamental compact between all countries based on an acknowledgement of mutual interest and adherence to the norms and standards of international law.

Annan marks 10th anniversary of Mongolia's declaration of nuclear-weapon-free status

On the tenth anniversary of Mongolia declaring its territory a nuclear-weapon-free zone, the United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today commended the country for taking steps to define and regulate that status.