New York

28 September 2013

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Rui Machete, Minister of State and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Portugal

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Rui Machete, Minister of State and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Portugal.

They discussed the need to restore constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau and address the ongoing challenges in the Sahel. They also exchanged views on the situation in Syria, welcoming the adoption of Security Council Resolution 2118 (2013).

The Secretary-General also expressed his hope that Portugal would sustain its long-standing support to Guinea-Bissau and Timor Leste.