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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Readout of Secretary-General's meeting with H.E. Mr. Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara, President of Paraguay

New York, 22 September 2013

The Secretary-General met with President Cartes of Paraguay. The Secretary-General commended Paraguay’s achievements on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and encouraged further efforts to reach the goals with a strong emphasis on reducing inequalities and reaching the most marginalized communities. The Secretary-General expressed gratitude to the President for Paraguay’s commitment to peacekeeping operations and for its contribution to Haiti. Paraguay’s active role in the landlocked developing countries group was also commended.

Readouts on 22 September 2013