Archive | 19 December 2016

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Statement on assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

Statement on assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey UNITED NATIONS, 19 December 2016 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly H.E. Peter Thomson has strongly condemned the assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey H.E. Andrey Karlov. The assassination occurred in Ankara, Turkey, today during an art exhibition. “I am horrified by the […]

Video message: 60th Anniversary of Japan’s Membership

Video Message by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of Japan’s Membership to the United Nations 19 December 2016   Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Greetings from New York, It is my pleasure to address you as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of Japan’s membership of […]