Past General Assembly Debates

General Debate 64th Session

23 September 2009 to 29 September 2009

23 September 2009

Morning Session

Secretary-General of the United Nations

H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General
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President of the General Assembly (opening)

H.E. Mr. Ali Abdussalam Treki
President of the 64th Session of the General Assembly
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Brazil

H.E. Mr. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
President
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United States of America

H.E. Mr. Barack Obama
President
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Libya

H.E. Mr. Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi
Leader of the Revolution
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Uganda

H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President
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Qatar

H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
Amir
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Turkmenistan

H.E. Mr. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov
President
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Chile

H.E. Ms. Michelle Bachelet Jeria
President
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Uruguay

H.E. Mr. Tabaré Vázquez
President
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Algeria

H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika
President
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Republic of Korea

H.E. Mr. Lee Myung-bak
President
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France

H.E. Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy
President
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Sweden

H.E. Mr. Fredrik Reinfeldt
Prime Minister
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Italy

H.E. Mr. Silvio Berlusconi
President of the Council of Ministers
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

H.E. Mr. Gordon Brown
Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Argentina

H.E. Ms. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
President
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Tajikistan

H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon
President
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China

H.E. Mr. Hu Jintao
President
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Monaco

H.H. Albert II
Prince
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Colombia

H.E. Mr. Álvaro Uribe Vélez
President
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Russian Federation

H.E. Mr. Dmitry Medvedev
President
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South Africa

H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma
President
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Czech Republic

H.E. Mr. Václav Klaus
President
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El Salvador

H.E. Mr. Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena
President
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Equatorial Guinea

H.E. Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
President
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Dominican Republic

H.E. Mr. Leonel Fernández Reyna
President
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Iran (Islamic Republic of)

H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President
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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
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Ukraine

H.E. Mr. Victor Yushchenko
President
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Poland

H.E. Mr. Lech Kaczyński
President
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Australia

H.E. Mr. Kevin Rudd
Prime Minister
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24 September 2009

Morning Session

Comoros

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi
President
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Ghana

H.E. Mr. John Evans Atta Mills
President
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Bosnia and Herzegovina

H.E. Mr. Željko Komšić
Chairman of the Presidency
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Rwanda

H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
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Lithuania

H.E. Ms. Dalia Grybauskaite
President
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Cyprus

H.E. Mr. Demetris Christofias
President
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Sao Tome and Principe

H.E. Mr. Fradique Bandeira melo de Menezes
President
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Sierra Leone

H.E. Mr. Ernest Bai Koroma
President
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Panama

H.E. Mr. Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal
President
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Switzerland

H.E. Mr. Hans-Rudolf Merz
President
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Spain

H.E. Mr. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
President
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Japan

H.E. Mr. Yukio Hatoyama
President
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Turkey

H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Prime Minister
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Israel

H.E. Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

H.E. Mr. Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías
President
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Slovenia

H.E. Mr. Danilo Türk
President
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Guyana

H.E. Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo
President
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Costa Rica

H.E. Mr. Óscar Arias Sánchez
President
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United Republic of Tanzania

H.E. Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
President
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Latvia

H.E. Mr. Valdis Zatlers
President
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Malawi

H.E. Mr. Bingu Wa Mutharika
President
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Iraq

H.E. Mr. Jalal Talabani
President
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Gambia (Republic of The)

H.E. Mr. Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh
President
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Paraguay

H.E. Mr. Fernando Lugo Méndez
President
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Maldives

H.E. Mr. Mohamed Nasheed
President
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Guatemala

H.E. Mr. Álvaro Colom Caballeros
President
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Haiti

H.E. Mr. René Préval
President
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Senegal

H.E. Mr. Abdoulaye Wade
President
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Finland

H.E. Ms. Tarja Halonen
President
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Zambia

H.E. Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda
President
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Croatia

H.E. Mr. Stjepan Mesić
President
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Marshall Islands

H.E. Mr. Litokwa Tomeing
President
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Malta

H.E. Mr. Lawrence Gonzi
Prime Minister
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Georgia

H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili
President
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25 September 2009

Morning Session

Zimbabwe

H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
President
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Nauru

H.E. Mr. Marcus Stephen
President
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Palau

H.E. Mr. Johnson Toribiong
President
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Estonia

H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President
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Côte d’Ivoire

H.E. Mr. Laurent Gbagbo
President
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Burkina Faso

H.E. Mr. Blaise Compaoré
President
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Lebanon

H.E. Mr. General Michel Sleiman
President
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Somalia

H.E. Mr. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed
President
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The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

H.E. Mr. Gjorge Ivanov
President
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Dominica

H.E. Mr. Nicholas Joseph Orville Liverpool
President
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Kiribati

H.E. Mr. Anote Tong
President
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Pakistan

H.E. Mr. Asif Ali Zardari
President
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Palestine (State of)

H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
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Antigua and Barbuda

H.E. Mr. The Honourable Winston Baldwin Spencer
Prime Minister
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Kuwait

H.H. Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al Jaber Al-Sab
Prime Minister
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Mauritius

H.E. Mr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam
Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Serbia

H.E. Mr. Mr. Boris Tadić
President
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Micronesia (Federated States of)

Mr. Emanuel Mori
President
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Congo

H.E. Mr. Denis Sassou-Nguesso
President
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Swaziland

H.M. Mr. King Mswati III
Head of State
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Mongolia

H.E. Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia
President
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Cameroon

H.E. Mr. Paul Biya
President
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Viet Nam

H.E. Mr. Nguyen Minh Triet
President
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Suriname

H.E. Mr. Ramdien Sardjoe
Vice-President
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Liberia

H.E. Mr. Joseph Boakai
Vice-President
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Kenya

H.E. Mr. Raila Amollo Odinga
Prime Minister
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New Zealand

H.E. Mr. John Key
Prime Minister
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Montenegro

H.E. Mr. Milo Đukanović
Prime Minister
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Central African Republic

H.E. Ms. Faustin Archange Touadera
Prime Minister
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Vanuatu

H.E. Mr. Edward Nipake Natapei
Prime Minister
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Luxembourg

H.E. Mr. Jean Asselborn
Deputy Prime Minister
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Bahamas

H.E. Mr. Theodore Brent Symonette
Deputy Prime Minister
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Solomon Islands

H.E. Mr. Fredrick Fono
Deputy Prime Minister
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Kazakhstan

H.E. Mr. Kanat Saudabayev
Secretary of State
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Benin

H.E. Mr. Jean-Marie Ehouzou
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Philippines

H.E. Mr. Alberto Romulo
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
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Azerbaijan

H.E. Mr. Elmar Maharram oglu Mammadyarov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Gabon

H.E. Mr. Paul Toungui
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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26 September 2009

Morning Session

Burundi

H.E. Mr. Gabriel Ntisezerana
Vice-President
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Thailand

H.E. Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva
Prime Minister
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Netherlands

H.E. Mr. Jan Peter Balkenende
Prime Minister
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Kyrgyzstan

H.E. Mr. Igor Chudinov
Prime Minister
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Tuvalu

H.E. Mr. Apisai Ielemia
Prime Minister
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Trinidad and Tobago

H.E. Mr. Patrick Manning
Prime Minister
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Samoa

H.E. Mr. Tuila'epa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister
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Bangladesh

H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
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Saint Kitts and Nevis

H.E. Mr. Denzil Douglas
Prime Minister
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Lesotho

H.E. Mr. Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili
Prime Minister
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Nepal

H.E. Mr. Madhav Kumar Nepal
Prime Minister
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Tonga

H.E. Mr. Feleti Vaka'uta Sevele
Prime Minister
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Lao People’s Democratic Republic

H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith
Deputy Prime Minister
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Egypt

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Jordan

H.E. Mr. Nasser Judeh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Slovakia

H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Morocco

H.E. Mr. Taïb Fassi Fihri
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Afternoon Session

Albania

H.E. Mr. Sali Berisha
Prime Minister
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Fiji

H.E. Mr. Josaia Bainimarama
Prime Minister
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Guinea-Bissau

H.E. Mr. Carlos Gomes Junior
Prime Minister
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Sri Lanka

H.E. Mr. Ratnasiri Wickramanayake
Prime Minister
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Cambodia

H.E. Mr. Hor Namhong
Deputy Prime Minister
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Jamaica

H.E. Mr. Kenneth Baugh
Deputy Prime Minister
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Austria

H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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United Arab Emirates

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Belgium

H.E. Mr. Yves Leterme
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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India

H.E. Mr. S. M. Krishna
Minister of External Affairs
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Bulgaria

H.E. Ms. Rumiana Jeleva
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Iceland

H.E. Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Belarus

H.E. Mr. Sergei Martynov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Ethiopia

H.E. Mr. Seyoum Mesfin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Romania

H.E. Mr. Cristian Diaconescu
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Brunei Darussalam

H.H. Prince Mohamed Bolkiah
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Liechtenstein

H.E. Ms. Aurelia Frick
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Canada

H.E. Mr. Lawrence Cannon
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Andorra

H.E. Mr. Xavier Espot Miró
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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28 September 2009

Morning Session

San Marino

H.E. Ms. Antonella Mularoni
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Namibia

H.E. Mr. Marco Hausiku
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Peru

H.E. Mr. Jose Antonio Garcia Belaunde
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Myanmar

H.E. Mr. General Thein Sein
Prime Minister
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Mexico

H.E. Ms. Patricia Espinosa Cantellano
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
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Bahrain

H.E. Mr. Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Alkhalifa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Cuba

H.E. Mr. Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Tunisia

H.E. Mr. Abdelwaheb Abdallah
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Eritrea

H.E. Mr. Osman Mohammed Saleh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Syrian Arab Republic

H.E. Mr. Walid Al-Moualem
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Niger

H.E. Ms. Aichatou Mindaoudou
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Sudan

H.E. Mr. Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani
Acting Foreign Minister
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Democratic Republic of the Congo

H.E. Mr. Alexis Thambwe Mwamba
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Oman

H.E. Mr. Yousef Bin AI-Alawi Bin Abdullah
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Belize

H.E. Mr. The Honourable Wilfred Elrington
Attorney General
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Singapore

H.E. Mr. George Yeo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Hungary

H.E. Mr. Péter Balázs
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Bhutan

H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Ugyen Tshering
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Afternoon Session

Mauritania

H.E. Ms. Naha Mint Mouknass
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Ireland

H.E. Mr. Peter Power
Minister of State
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Yemen

H.E. Mr. Abubakr Al-Qirbi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Uzbekistan

H.E. Mr. Vladimir Norov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Mozambique

H.E. Mr. Oldemiro Marques Baloi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Armenia

H.E. Mr. Edward Nalbandian
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Barbados

H.E. Ms. Maxine Pamela Ometa McClean
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Chad

H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Guinea

H.E. Mr. Alexandre Cécé Loua
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Saint Lucia

H.E. Mr. Rufus George Bousquet
Minister of External Affairs
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Ecuador

H.E. Mr. Fander Falconi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Angola

H.E. Mr. Assunçaõ Afonso dos Anjos
Minister of External Affairs
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Timor-Leste

H.E. Mr. Zacarias Albano Da Costa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Malaysia

H.E. Mr. Datuk Anifah Aman
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Afghanistan

H.E. Mr. Rangin Dâdfar Spantâ
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Nigeria

H.E. Mr. Chief Ojo Maduekwe
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Honduras

H.E. Mr. Patricia Isabel Rodas Baca
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Democratic People's Republic of Korea

H.E. Mr. Pak Kil Yon
Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Portugal

H.E. Mr. João Gomes Cravinho
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
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Germany

H.E. Mr. Thomas Matussek
Chairman
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29 September 2009

Morning Session

Grenada

H.E. Mr. Peter David
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
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Papua New Guinea

H.E. Mr. Samuel Abal
Minister of External Affairs
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Nicaragua

H.E. Mr. Samuel Santos López
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Norway

H.E. Mr. Jonas Gahr Støre
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Indonesia

H.E. Mr. Hassan Wirajuda
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Djibouti

H.E. Mr. Roble Olhaye
Permanent Representative
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Cabo Verde

H.E. Mr. Antonio Pedro Monteiro Lima
Chair of the Delegation
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

H.E. Mr. Camillo Gonsalves
Chair of the Delegation
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Republic of Moldova

H.E. Mr. Alexandru Cujba
Chair of the Delegation
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Greece

H.E. Mr. Anastassis Mitsialis
Chair of the Delegation
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Denmark

H.E. Mr. Carsten Staur
Chair of the Delegation
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Seychelles

H.E. Mr. Ronald Jean Jumeau
Chair of the Delegation
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Togo

H.E. Mr. Kodjo Menan
Chair of the Delegation
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Mali

H.E. Mr. Oumar Daou
Chair of the Delegation
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Botswana

H.E. Mr. Charles Thembani Ntwaaggae
Chair of the Delegation
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Holy See

H.E. Mr. Archbishop Celestino Migliore

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President of the General Assembly (closing)

H.E. Mr. Ali Abdussalam Treki
President of the 64th session of the General Assembly
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