Meeting with Principals of the European Union

  • Mogens Lykketoft met the EU Principals participating in the Summit

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  • Mogens Lykketoft met the EU Principals participating in the Summit

    ©DPI/Li

UN General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft met this afternoon with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council; Frans Timmermans, First Vice President of the European Commission; and Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The leaders discussed implementation of the newly-adopted Sustainable Development Goals and agreed that early action will be important to the success of the 2030 Agenda. They also discussed the refugee crisis in Europe, cooperation between the UN and the EU and efforts to find solutions to the crisis in Syria.

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