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Readout of the President of the General Assembly’s meeting with H. E. Mr. Sebastian Pinera Echenique, President of Chile

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson

New York, 23 September

Assembly President Meets President of ChilePresident Ashe meets with H. E. Mr. Sebastian Pinera Echenique, President of Chile.

The President of the General Assembly met today with H.E. Mr. Sebastian Pinera Echenique, President of Chile. The discussion focused on efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. H.E. Mr. Pinera also underscored his country’s interest in promoting active participation in efforts to advance the Post 2015 Development Agenda. They exchanged views on the importance of UN reform and Chile’s candidature to the Security Council.

President Pinera announced that Chile is well on its way to achieving the Millennium Development Goals and has met many of the targets set. The PGA congratulated Chile for its achievements.

John W. Ashe (right), President of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly, meets with Sebastian Piñera Echeñique, President of Chile.
UN Photo/Evan Schneider