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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

New York, 24 August 2012

President of the General Assembly meets Senior Government officials in the Republic of San Marino

In his official visit to the Republic of San Marino, the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser had an audience with Their Excellencies the Captians Regent, Maurizio Rattini and Italo Righi. President Al-Nasser commended the role played by San Marino in advancing and supporting the work of the United Nations General Assembly.

The President also held talks with H.E. Ms. Antonella Mularoni, the Minister of Foreign and Political Affairs. The talks focused on the latest challenges on the UN agenda facing the international community.

The President of the General Assembly later visited the Italian city of Rimini where he addressed a panel in the 33rd Edition of the Rimini Meetings on International Politics and Religious Freedoms.

During his stay in Rome, H.E. President Al-Nasser paid an official visit to the Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ) headquarters where he held talks with FAO Director-General Mr. Jose Graziano da Silva.

The President of the General Assembly also visited the IPS Inter Press Service head office based in the FAO building. Addressing IPS staff, H.E. President Al-Nasser encouraged them and wished them success in this new phase of their work.

 

 

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