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PRESIDENT of the 64th Session
United Nations General Assembly

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NOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

United Nations, New York, 12 January 2010

On the Earthquake in Haiti

The President of the General Assembly calls on all Member States to deploy all possible efforts to urgently assist the people of Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake.

The President of the General Assembly sends his prayers to the people of Haiti and to the United Nations personnel who serve in the country.

The President of the General Assembly continues to closely follow developments, and further urges the institutions of the UN system and the entire international community to remain fully engaged in support of the Haitian people in this tragedy.