The Secretary-General met today, 23 September 2012, with H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland. During the meeting, they exchanged views on the situations in Syria and Lebanon.
The Secretary-General expressed his appreciation for the support provided by Finland to the UN in the fields of conflict prevention and mediation.
The Secretary-General also commended Finland for its support to the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and its strong international role in promoting “Women, Peace and Security” issues.