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

Cairo, Egypt, 21 February 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with H.E. Secretary General of the League of Arab States


President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser held talks in Cairo with H.E. Dr. Nabil Al-Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab States. The talks focused on the latest developments in the situation in Syria, the Palestinian issue, Yemen and Libya as well as the revitalization of the General Assembly and Security Council Reform.

They both agreed on the necessity of continuing international efforts with the aim of finding a peaceful solution to the ongoing crisis in Syria. In this context, President Al-Nasser commended the role played by the League of Arab States , re-affirming that the United Nations fully supports those efforts, in accordance with the United Nations General Assembly Resolution on Syria of 16 February, 2012.

The talks continued over dinner hosted by the Secretary General of the League of Arab States.

 

 

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