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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland

New York, 20 September 2013

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland. They discussed the most recent efforts to find a political solution to the conflict in Syria. The Secretary-General and the President of Iceland also exchanged views on the ongoing efforts to address climate change, including the benefits of geothermal and other renewable energy sources. The Secretary-General encouraged Iceland in its commendable initiatives towards sharing experiences and innovative practices with countries around the world on clean energy, linking it to food security and improved livelihoods.

Readouts on 20 September 2013