St. Petersburg, Russia

06 September 2013

Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with the French President

The Secretary-General met today with the President of France, H.E. Mr. Francois Hollande, on the margins of the G20 summit. They were accompanied by the Joint Special Representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, and the Foreign Minister of France, Laurent Fabius. They discussed the situation in Syria. The Secretary-General briefed the President on the UN chemical weapons investigation. The Joint Special Representative briefed on efforts to convene the international conference on Syria in Geneva.