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Meeting between Foreign Minister Dr. Faysal Mikdad and United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres

Saturday, 25 September 2021

Dr. Fayssal Mikdad, Foreign and Expatriates Minister, met in New York with the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and expressed his satisfaction with the priorities that the latter set in his opening speech before the General Assembly, especially achieving just peace in the world, bridging the gap between the rich and poor countries, the equitable distribution of anti-Covid 19 vaccines, and confronting climate change. The two sides discussed issues on the United Nations agenda and aspects of cooperation between the Syrian government and the United Nations, especially with regard to improving the humanitarian situation in Syria.

Minister Mikdad stressed the need to focus on economic projects and early recovery, referring to the negative repercussions of the unilateral coercive measures illegitimately imposed on the Syrian people.

Mikdad called on the United Nations to shoulder its responsibilities in defending its Charter against the violations it is being exposed to, especially the violations of Syrian sovereignty by the United States in northeastern Syria and by Turkey in its northwest.