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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

United Nations, New York, 10 February 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with Foreign Minister of Argentina


The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser held talks today with H.E. Hector Timerman, Foreign Minister of Argentina. They discussed recent developments regarding the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).

President Al-Nasser expressed his hope that both the Governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom would be able to resolve any dispute peacefully through mediation and dialogue, and in accordance with international law.

The President of the General Assembly, while pledging his availability to coordinate between the parties if required, also reiterated his readiness to support any efforts to resolve any dispute between Argentina and the UK

 

 

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