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

New York, 28 September 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia

The President of the General Assembly Mr. Vuk Jeremić met today with H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia.

The President of the General Assembly presented his priorities for the 67th Session, as well as the main theme of the presidency “Bringing about adjustment or settlement of international disputes or situations by peaceful means.”

They exchanged views on the President’s initiative to introduce a consultative mechanism between the General Assembly and the Group of 20 (G-20) and to organize a high-level debate for that purpose.

They discussed the situation in Africa, in particular relations between Sudan and South Sudan, as well as developments in Mali.

The President was invited to attend the African Union Summit which will be held in Addis Ababa in January 2013.

 

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