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

New York, 30 October 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with the Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament

The President of the General Assembly Mr. Vuk Jeremić met today with the Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament.

The President presented his priorities for the 67th Session. They discussed the President’s initiative to set up a consultative mechanism between the General Assembly and the Group of 20 (G-20).

The President announced his intention to enhance the participation of the world’s public policy institutes and think-tanks in the work of the General Assembly.

He reiterated his commitment to support the follow-up to Rio+20.

They exchanged views on the situation in Iran and Syria, discussed the economic situation in Europe, as well as the issue of Palestinian status at the United Nations.

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