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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Readout for the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Guido Westerwelle, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, on the margins of the 67th United Nations General Assembly

New York, 23 September 2012

The Secretary-General met today 23 September 2012, with H.E. Mr. Guido Westerwelle, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany. They discussed the Syrian crisis and the urgent need for a solution, as well as the humanitarian situation and the spreading refugee crisis in the region.

They also exchanged views on the Iranian nuclear issue and the Middle East peace process. The Secretary-General thanked the Foreign Minister for the support of Germany and the EU to the Palestinian Authority and encouraged its continuation.

Readouts on 23 September 2012