New York

02 August 2016

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Erlan A. Idrissov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Erlan Idrissov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan. He congratulated Kazakhstan on the signing of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, as well as on its recent election as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for 2017-2018.  

The Secretary-General and the Minister exchanged views on projects in the field of sustainable development related to the cooperation between the United Nations and Kazakhstan and the initiatives the country is spearheading in the United Nations.