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

New York, 13 February 2013

President Jeremić meets with the High Representative of the European Union

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić, met with H.E. Ms. Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union.

They discussed cooperation between the United Nations and the European Union and how to coordinate more effectively across a range of different activities.

The President and the High Representative exchanged views on a number of important global issues relevant to peace and security. President Jeremić and High Representative Ashton also discussed the situation in the Western Balkans.

President Jeremić presented the priorities of the Presidency of the General Assembly as well as the upcoming thematic debates and invited the European Union to take an active role in them. High Representative Ashton invited the President to visit Brussels in an official capacity when his schedule permits.

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