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

New York, 15 April 2013

President Jeremić meets with the President of the European Commission

The President of the General Assembly met today with the President of the European Commission, H. E. Mr. Jose Manuel Barroso.

They discussed the need for enhancement of communication between the UN and G20.

They agreed on the significance of smooth transition from the Millenium Developmet Goals to Sustainable Development Goals, as well as on the need for mutually reinforced and complementary actions concerning Post 2015 Development Agenda.

The President of the General Assembly presented priorities within the forthcoming debates planned in the 67th session and particularly stressed the debate on Sustainable Development and Climate Change on May 16th.

They exchanged views on the economic situation in Europe with particular emphasis on debt crisis.

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