Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with Mr. Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense of the United States
Washington, D.C. , 18 April 2013
The Secretary-General met with Mr. Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense of the United States. The Secretary-General expressed his appreciation for the Secretary Hagel’s leadership and support. They discussed the situations in Syria, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Mali and Somalia.
The Secretary-General expressed his condolences for the victims of the tragic bombing in Boston and his appreciation of U.S. support for Mine Action and the explosive remnants of war.
Readouts on 18 April 2013