The President of the 75th session of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozkir, held an in-person meeting on 28 September 2020 with H.E. Mr. Vassily A. Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of October.

Ambassador Nebenzia briefed the President on the main activities to be embarked on during Russia’s presidency of the Council including a debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: Comprehensive review of the situation in the Persian Gulf region” and an open debate on “Women, peace and security,” in addition to various regional security issues.

The President briefed Ambassador Nebenzia on the ongoing work of the General Assembly, including the resumption of the high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

The President and Ambassador Nebenzia agreed on the importance of coordination between the Presidents of the two organs.

The President thanked Ambassador Nebenzia for his visit and said he looked forward to working with the Russian Federation throughout the 75th session of the General Assembly.