UN welcomes Colombians resolve in electing candidate of their choice

“The United Nations has been supporting peace efforts in Colombia, and will examine with care and interest president-elect Alvaro Uribe’s proposals regarding a future role for the Organization in new peace efforts,” Fred Eckhard, a spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan said in a statement.The spokesman said the UN applauded the Columbian people for acting decisively to elect the candidate of their choice.