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PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS BY AMBASSADOR ELBIO ROSSELLI IN THE UNITED NATIONS
The Permanent Representative of Uruguay Ambassador Elbio Rosselli presented his credentials yesterday to Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki Moon.
The Secretary-General congratulated Uruguay on the recent election as non-permanent member of the Security Council for the 2016-17 term and reiterated his gratitude for Uruguay’s extensive involvement in peacekeeping operations.
Ambassador Rosselli of Uruguay reiterated the commitment to the principles of the UN Charter and congratulated the Secretary General for his leadership in the climate change negotiations and the successful conclusion of the recent Cop21 Paris.
Furthermore, Ambassador Rosselli held a meeting with Secretary General in his capacity as the next President of the Security Council (January 2016), in which they discussed the main issues that make up its agenda.
Ambassador Rosselli welcomed Uruguay’s integration to the Security Council and promised the best efforts of the Uruguayan delegation to contribute positively in achieving the core objectives of the Organization.