UN, EU and Muslims link in call to curb protests

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Series Details 8.2.06
Publication Date 08/02/2006
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The United Nations, the European Union and the Organisation of the Islamic Conference issued on 7 February 2006 a joint appeal for a cessation of the violent demonstrations arising from the publication of cartoons deemed offensive in a Danish newspaper in September 2005.

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BBC News, 8.2.06: World figures deplore cartoon row http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4691878.stm
Council of the European Union: Press Release, 7.2.06: Joint statement by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference and the High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union http://consilium.europa.eu/ueDocs/cms_Data/docs/pressData/en/declarations/88344.pdf

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