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United Nations, New York, 30 June 2010

President Treki official visit to Ecuador

H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the General Assembly is in Guayaquil, Ecuador for an official visit.

President Treki met with the President of the Republic of Ecuador, H.E. Mr. Rafael Correa. Dr. Treki also met with the Ecuadorian Minister of Foreign Affairs and other senior government officials. 

During his meetings, President Treki discussed important issues on the agenda of sixty-fourth Session of the General Assembly, including the role of the United Nations General Assembly in international peace and security, especially regarding the situation in the Middle East.

President Treki reiterated his invitation to Member States to participate in the high-level meeting in September 2010 to review progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. Dr. Treki underlined the importance of broad and strong participation from developing countries.

President Treki briefed President Correa on the reform of the United Nations, including Security Council reform and revitalization of the General Assembly.

President Correa underlined the need for effective reform at the United Nations, and reiterated his support for President Treki’s initiatives in this regard.

President Treki will return to New York tomorrow, July 1st.