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

New York, 23 October 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with the Special Representative for Human Rights of the European Union


The President of the General Assembly Mr. Vuk Jeremić met today with Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, the Special Representative for Human Rights of the European Union.

They discussed the range of issues that are currently on the agenda of the Third Committee of the General Assembly.

In particular, they touched upon the situation in Myanmar, agreed on the need to promote the rights of older people, and expressed views on measures to combat intolerance.

 

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