New York

25 September 2012

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mrs. Cristina Fernández, President of the Republic of Argentina, on the margins of the 67th General Assembly


The Secretary-General thanked Argentina for its steadfast support for UN priorities. The Secretary-General expressed his appreciation for Argentina’s contribution to peacekeeping in Haiti.

They discussed regional developments as well as the situation in the Middle East. President Fernández raised the issue of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).

The Secretary-General reiterated that his good offices to resolve this dispute remain available, if both parties are willing to engage.