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

New York, 27 September 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria (27 September)


The President of the General Assembly Mr. Vuk Jeremić met today with H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria.

The President explained his initiative to enhance the dialogue between the General Assembly and the Group of 20 (G20) and to organize a high-level debate for that purpose.

The President and Minister agreed on the need to further utilize the Alliance of Civilizations, and to increase its role and scope. The next meeting of the Alliance of Civilizations will take place in Vienna and should be followed by a thematic debate on the ways to strengthen its role and ties with the General Assembly.

 

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