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

Manama, Bahrain, 18 January 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain

                                               

President of the General Assembly H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al- Nasser has held talks with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain in Manama. They discussed a wide range of regional and international issues, including the situation in Bahrain as well as the work of the General Assembly. President Al-Nasser said he was encouraged by His Majesty’s announcement to implement reforms and progressive policies, describing it as a step in the right direction.

The President of the General Assembly also held separate meetings with the Prime Minister, HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa and Crown Prince, HH Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, as well as deputy Prime Minister, HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Mubarak Al-Khalifa. President Al-Nasser also held talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa.

During the meetings, President Al-Nasser stressed the need for full implementation of the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry in close cooperation with all political parties in Bahrain in order to strengthen and enhance the stability of the country.

 

 

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