STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
New York, 7 May 2013
President Jeremić meets with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkey; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Qatar
President of the General Assembly H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremic met on May 7th with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkey H.E. Mr. Ahmet Davutoglu and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Qatar H.E. Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Attiyah on the margins of the International Conference on Somalia in London.
In the separate bilateral meetings, the topics discussed revolved around the current issues in the Middle East and especially the situation in Syria.
They exchanged views on the level of progress made with regard to drafting of the resolution entitled “Situation in the Syrian Arab Republic”. President of the General Assembly has asserted that negotiated political solution remained the only way to end this ever-deepening conflict.Furthermore, emphasis in the discussion was put on the advancing efforts by UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group in drafting of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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