New York

26 September 2019

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the meeting between the Georgian and Russian Foreign Ministers

The Secretary-General welcomes the 26 September meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Georgia and the Russian Federation, facilitated by Switzerland, on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The Secretary-General appreciates Switzerland’s good offices role for this initiative. He hopes that it will contribute to overall peace and security in the region.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General