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

United Nations, New York, 21 September 2011

President Al Nasser meets with the President of the United States of America


Following the opening of the General Debate of the General Assembly, the President of the
General Assembly H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser met with H.E.US President Barack Obama. They both discussed a number of regional and international issues including the situation in the Middle East and the winds of change in the Arab world. They both agreed to work closely to find constructive ways to handle the Palestine issue.

On the issue of Libya, President Obama commended the President of the General Assembly for his leadership in adopting the resolution that accepted the credentials of the Libyan National Transitional Council on September 16th. They both agreed on the need for the international community to work collectively in support of the interim Libyan authorities.

 

 

 

 

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