12 Total Quotes

Abdallah Baali Quotes

definitely raises difficult problems for Algeria, probably other countries.
Abdallah Baali
#Problems

The United Nations has no role to play in Algeria, ... What is taking place in Algeria is something which we have to handle ourselves.
Abdallah Baali
#Nations

I don't think the time has come to envisage any premature, any action or any kind of measures, what is expected from all concerned at this stage is to fully cooperate with the investigation,
Abdallah Baali
#Action

In the past five years, Kofi Annan focused on Africa because the Africans had the impression the United Nations was not doing enough for them,
Abdallah Baali
#Nations

People were very cautious, to say the least, because of his reputation as a tough guy who didn't like the UN.
Abdallah Baali
#People

On management reform, you have one side basically saying that the secretary general should be empowered and should have all flexibility as a kind of C.E.O. and the other side saying that it is not ready to give up the prerogative of the General Assembly and would like to keep a close eye on the work of the secretary general.
Abdallah Baali
#Management

The secretary-general as of today is perceived as a diplomat and political person who has responsibility, this is how he is perceived rather than as a manager. And proper tribute is paid to him for the work he does on the political and diplomatic fronts.
Abdallah Baali
#Responsibility

What matters in our eyes is that he's the president's choice and that he's close to the president. That gives him certainly the authority to deal with us in New York.
Abdallah Baali
#Choice

The views of the United States are very important ... We will take them into account.
Abdallah Baali
#United States

I am satisfied with the level of cooperation. I don't think that putting an unbearable pressure on Syria would really be very productive at this stage.
Abdallah Baali
#Cooperation

People were very cautious, to say the least, because of his reputation as a tough guy who didn't like the U.N. ... In fact, I was the only one who said that Bolton was an intelligent man who could be creative and constructive and wouldn't go around bullying delegations.
Abdallah Baali
#People

People were very cautious, to say the least, because of his reputation as a tough guy who didn't like the U.N. In fact, I was the only one who said that Bolton was an intelligent man who could be creative and constructive and wouldn't go around bullying delegations.
Abdallah Baali
#People