Posted by: africanpressorganization | 30 September 2009

Guinea / Note attributable to the spokesperson of the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations

 


 

 

Guinea / Note attributable to the spokesperson of the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations

 

NEW YORK, September 30, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 29 September 2009 the President of the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, received His Excellency Mr. Alexandre Cécé Loua, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Head of the Delegation of the Republic of Guinea to the sixty-fourth session.

President Treki and the Guinean Minister for Foreign Affairs discussed important issues on the agenda of the sixty-fourth session. Mr. Loula also briefed Dr. Treki on the situation in Guinea, following the disturbances that claimed many lives and casualties on 28 September during demonstrations in the capital, Conakry. Following the meeting, the President of the General Assembly issued the following statement:

·        The President of the General Assembly is shocked by and deplores the loss of lives and the high number of casualties that occurred. He extends his prayers and condolences to the families of the victims.

·        The President of the General Assembly calls on all concerned for the restoration of calm and urges national authorities to ensure peace and stability and the rule of law.

 

SOURCE 

United Nations – Office of the President of the General-Assembly


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