Statement by PM Hailemariam at the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

25 Sep 2014

 

Mr. President, It is indeed a great pleasure seeing you in the Chair presiding over the 69th session of the General Assembly. I would like to express my warmest congratulations to you on your election to this high office. I know you are aware, as we are, you are assuming this responsibility at one of the most critical periods in the history of this organization, and that of multilateralism in general. Those of us in the Eastern Africa region know you very well as a friend and distinguished diplomat. We are confident that you will use your wisdom and experience to build consensus on a range of issues on the agenda of this historic session of the United Nations General Assembly and effectively guide its work.

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