Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Ms. Cristina Fernández, President of the Republic of Argentina
New York, 14 June 2012
The Secretary-General and President Fernández discussed the issue of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas). The Secretary-General acknowledged the strong regional support for this issue and reiterated that his good offices to resolve this dispute remain available if the parties are willing to engage.
The Secretary-General and President Fernández discussed the situation in Haiti. The Secretary-General thanked Argentina for its ongoing support for MINUSTAH. He congratulated Argentina on the implementation of gender strategies in defence and peacekeeping operations.
The Secretary-General and President Fernández also discussed expectations for the upcoming meeting of the G-20 in Los Cabos, Mexico.
The Secretary-General welcomed Argentina’s commitment to a successful outcome in Rio+20.