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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 Foreign Minister of Romania ; Prime Minister of Timor-Leste


On the margins of today’s opening of the General Debate of the General Assembly, the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, met with the Foreign Minister of Romania, Teodor Baconschi.  They discussed the subject of preventive diplomacy and mediation, as well as developments in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question. 

During Wednesday afternoon, the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, held discussions with the Prime Minister of Timor Leste, H.E. Mr. Kay Xanana Gusmao.  They discussed political developments in North Africa and the Arab world.  Prime Minister Gusmao briefed President Al-Nasser about his country’s preparations for elections next year. The ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of the independence of Timor Leste scheduled to be celebrated in May 2012, was also brought up in their discussions.

 

 

 

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