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

New York, 11 February 2013

President Jeremić meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan


The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić, met with H.E. Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.

President Jeremić thanked Minister Mammadyarov for his country’s strong commitment to the work of the General Assembly. As a Non-Permanent Member of the Security Council, the Minister discussed Azerbaijan’s stance on various global security issues with the President.

The President and the Minister discussed a number of important regional issues, focusing mainly on the Caucuses. They also discussed the beginning of the work of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals.

They concluded by discussing the interests of Azerbaijan within the UN General Assembly. Minister Mammadyarov invited President Jeremić to attend the Astana Economic Forum and Conference on World Economic Crisis to take place in Kazakhstan in May. President Jeremić invited Minister Mammadyarov to attend upcoming thematic debates which will hold special interest to Azerbaijan.

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