Past General Assembly Debates

General Debate of the 65th Session

23 September 2010 to 29 September 2010

23 September 2010

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. Joseph Deiss
President of the 65th Session of the General Assembly
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Brazil

H.E. Mr. Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Switzerland

H.E. Ms. Doris Leuthart
President
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United States of America

H.E. Mr. Barack Obama
President
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Malawi

H.E. Mr. Bingu Wa Mutharika
President
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Costa Rica

H.E. Ms. Laura Chinchilla Miranda
President
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Sri Lanka

H.E. Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa
President
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Turkey

H.E. Mr. Abdullah Gül
President
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Qatar

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

H.E. Mr. Mwai Kibaki
President
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Tajikistan

H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon
President
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Peru

H.E. Mr. Alan García Pérez
President
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Ukraine

H.E. Mr. Viktor Yanukovych
President
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China

H.E. Mr. Wen Jiabao
Prime Minister
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Canada

H.E. Mr. Stephen Harper
Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Georgia

H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili
President
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Iran (Islamic Republic of)

H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President
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Slovakia

H.E. Mr. Ivan Gašparovič
President
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Jordan

H.M. Mr. Abdullah II
King
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Democratic Republic of the Congo

H.E. Mr. JOSEPH KABILA KABANGE
President
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Azerbaijan

H.E. Mr. Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev
President
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Panama

H.E. Mr. Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal
President
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Cameroon

H.E. Mr. Mr. Paul Biya
President
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Chile

H.E. Mr. SEBASTIÁN PIÑERA
President
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Albania

H.E. Mr. Bamir Topi
President
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Dominican Republic

H.E. Mr. Leonel Fernández Reyna
President
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Lithuania

H.E. Ms. Dalia Grybauskaitė
President
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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
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Niger

H.E. Mr. Lieutenant-General Salou Djibo
President
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Sierra Leone

H.E. Mr. Ernest Bai Koroma
President
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Belgium

H.E. Mr. Steven Vanackere
Deputy Prime Minister
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Benin

H.E. Mr. Jean-Marie Ehouzou

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Iraq

H.E. Mr. Jalal Talabani
President
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24 September 2010

Morning Session

Hungary

H.E. Mr. Pál Schmitt
President
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Argentina

H.E. Ms. Cristina Fernández
President
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

H.E. Mr. Nicholas Clegg
Deputy Prime Minister
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Gabon

H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba
President
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Lebanon

H.E. Mr. General Michel Sleiman
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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Palau

H.E. Mr. Johnson Toribiong
President
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Cyprus

H.E. Mr. Demetris Christofias
President
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Nigeria

H.E. Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
President
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Kuwait

H.H. Sheikh Naser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
Prime Minister
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Japan

H.E. Mr. Naoto Kan
Prime Minister
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Luxembourg

H.E. Mr. Jean Asselborn
Deputy Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Liberia

H.E. Ms. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President
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Colombia

H.E. Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
President
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Zimbabwe

H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
President
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Haiti

H.E. Mr. René Garcia Préval
President

Rwanda

H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
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Namibia

H.E. Mr. Hifikepunye Pohamba
President
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Guyana

H.E. Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo
President
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Comoros

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Abdallah Sambi
President
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El Salvador

H.E. Mr. Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena
President
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Estonia

H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President
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Philippines

H.E. Mr. Benigno Aquino III
President
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Montenegro

H.E. Mr. Filip Vujanović
President
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Uganda

H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

H.E. Mr. Choummaly Sayasone
President
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Nauru

H.E. Mr. Marcus Stephen
President
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Latvia

H.E. Mr. Valdis Zatlers
President

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

H.E. Mr. Gjorge Ivanov
President
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Togo

H.E. Mr. Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo
Prime Minister
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Romania

H.E. Mr. Emil Boc
Prime Minister
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Saint Lucia

H.E. Mr. Stephenson King
Prime Minister
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New Zealand

H.E. Mr. Murray McCully
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Congo

H.E. Mr. Basile Kouebe
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Honduras

H.E. Mr. Mario Canahuati
Secretary of State
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Iceland

H.E. Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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25 September 2010

Morning Session

Marshall Islands

H.E. Mr. Mr. Jurelang Zedkaia
President
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Dominica

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

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

H.E. Mr. Boris Tadić
President
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Suriname

H.E. Mr. Desiré Delano Bouterse
President
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Guinea-Bissau

H.E. Mr. Malam Bacai Sanhá
President
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Somalia

H.E. Mr. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed
President
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Bosnia and Herzegovina

H.E. Mr. Haris Silajdžić
President
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Slovenia

H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor
Prime Minister
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Portugal

H.E. Mr. José Socrates
Prime Minister
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Netherlands

H.E. Mr. Jan Peter Balkenende
Prime Minister
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Palestine (State of)

H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
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Mauritania

H.E. Mr. Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf
Prime Minister
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Germany

H.E. Mr. Guido Westerwelle
Vice-Chancellor
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Egypt

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Abdoul Gheit
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Australia

H.E. Mr. Kevin Rudd
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Kazakhstan

H.E. Mr. Kanat Saudabayev
Secretary of State
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Afternoon Session

Timor-Leste

H.E. Mr. José Ramos-Horta
President
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Czech Republic

H.E. Mr. Václav Klaus
President
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Kiribati

H.E. Mr. Anote Tong
President
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Burundi

H.E. Mr. Gervais Rufyikiri
Vice-President
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Micronesia (Federated States of)

H.E. Mr. Alik L. Alik
Vice-President
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Bangladesh

H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
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Italy

H.E. Mr. Franco Frattini
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Spain

H.E. Mr. Miguel Angel Moratinos Cuyaube
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Austria

H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger
Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
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South Africa

H.E. Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Armenia

H.E. Mr. Edward Nalbandian
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Republic of Korea

H.E. Mr. Shin Kak-Soo
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
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27 September 2010

Morning Session

Ecuador

H.E. Mr. Lenín Moreno Garcés
Vice-President
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Botswana

H.E. Mr. Mompati Merafhe
Vice-President
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Maldives

H.E. Mr. Mohamed Waheed
Vice-President
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United Republic of Tanzania

H.E. Mr. Mizengo Pinda
Prime Minister
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Sudan

H.E. Mr. Ali Osman Mohamed Taha
Vice-President
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Jamaica

H.E. Mr. Orette Bruce Golding
Prime Minister
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Malaysia

H.E. Mr. Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak
Prime Minister
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Fiji

H.E. Mr. Commodore Josaia Bainimarama
Prime Minister
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Lesotho

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

H.E. Mr. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister
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San Marino

H.E. Ms. Antonella Mularoni
Prime Minister
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Morocco

H.E. Mr. Abbas El Fassi
Prime Minister
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Saint Kitts and Nevis

H.E. Mr. Sam Condor
Deputy Prime Minister
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France

H.E. Mr. Bernard Kouchner
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Algeria

H.E. Mr. Mourad Medelci
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Kyrgyzstan

H.E. Mr. Ruslan Kazakbaev
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Bahrain

H.E. Mr. Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Cuba

H.E. Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Seychelles

H.E. Mr. Jean-Paul Adam
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Afternoon Session

Papua New Guinea

H.E. Mr. Sir Michael Somare
Prime Minister
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Mongolia

H.E. Mr. Batbold Sukhbaatar
Prime Minister
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Antigua and Barbuda

H.E. Mr. Winston Baldwin Spencer
Prime Minister
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Andorra

H.E. Mr. Jaume Bartumeu Cassany
Head of Government
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Vanuatu

H.E. Mr. Edward Natapei
Prime Minister
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Grenada

H.E. Mr. Tillman Thomas
Prime Minister
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Trinidad and Tobago

H.E. Ms. Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Prime Minister
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Croatia

H.E. Ms. Jadranka Kosor
Prime Minister
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Afghanistan

H.E. Mr. Zalmai Rassoul
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Nicaragua

H.E. Mr. Samuel Santos López
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Solomon Islands

H.E. Mr. Peter Shanel Agovaka
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
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Ireland

H.E. Mr. Micheál Martin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Gambia (Republic of The)

H.E. Mr. Mamadou Tangara
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Sao Tome and Principe

H.E. Mr. Manuel Salvador dos Ramos
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Central African Republic

H.E. Mr. General Antoine Gambi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Mozambique

H.E. Mr. Oldemiro Marques Balói
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Zambia

H.E. Mr. Kalombo Mwansa
Minister of State
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Brunei Darussalam

H.H. Prince Mohamed Bolkiah
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
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Nepal

H.E. Mr. Bhim Bahadur Rawal
Minister of State
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28 September 2010

Morning Session

Malta

H.E. Mr. Tonio Borg
Deputy Prime Minister
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Yemen

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

H.E. Mr. Avigdor Liberman
Deputy Prime Minister
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Cambodia

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

H.E. Mr. Theodore Brent Symonette
Deputy Prime Minister
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Myanmar

H.E. Mr. U Nyan Win
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Singapore

H.E. Mr. George Yeo
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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Ghana

H.E. Mr. Muhammad Mumuni
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Pakistan

H.E. Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Greece

H.E. Mr. Dimitris Droutsas
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Mauritius

H.E. Mr. Arvin Boolell
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Bulgaria

H.E. Mr. Nickolay Mladenov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Eritrea

H.E. Mr. Osman Mohammed Saleh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Equatorial Guinea

H.E. Mr. Pastor Micha Ondo Bile
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Afternoon Session

Libya

H.E. Mr. Musa Abdussalam Kousa,

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Oman

H.E. Mr. Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al-Busaidi
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
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Liechtenstein

H.E. Ms. Aurelia Frick
Minister of External Affairs
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Tunisia

H.E. Mr. Kamel Morjane
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Indonesia

H.E. Mr. R.M. Marty Natalegawa
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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Chad

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

H.E. Mr. Maxine Pamela Ometa McClean
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
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Mali

H.E. Mr. Moctar Ouane
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Belarus

H.E. Mr. Sergei Aleinik
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Angola

H.E. Mr. George Rebelo Chicoti
Secretary of State
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Mexico

H.E. Mr. Claude Heller
Permanent Representative
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Denmark

H.E. Mr. Carsten Staur
Permanent Representative
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Burkina Faso

H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando
Permanent Representative
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Tuvalu

H.E. Mr. Afelee Pita
Chairman
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Sweden

H.E. Mr. Marten Grunditz
Chairman
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Guatemala

H.E. Mr. Gert Rosenthal
Chairman
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Cabo Verde

H.E. Mr. Antonio Pedro Monteiro Lima
Permanent Representative
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29 September 2010

Morning Session

Belize

H.E. Mr. Wilfred Elrington
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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India

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

H.E. Mr. Luis Leonardo Almagro
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Côte d’Ivoire

H.E. Mr. JEAN-MARIE KACOU GERVAIS
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Ethiopia

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

H.E. Mr. Héctor Lacognata
Minister of External Affairs
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Thailand

H.E. Mr. Kasit Piromya
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Holy See

H.E. Mr. Archbishop Dominique Mamberti
Secretary of relations with States
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Guinea

H.E. Mr. Bakary Fofana
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Bhutan

H.E. Mr. Daw Penjo
Secretary 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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Russian Federation

H.E. Mr. Vitaly Churkin
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Afternoon Session

Republic of Moldova

H.E. Mr. Alexandru Cujba
Chairman
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Monaco

H.E. Mrs. Isabelle Picco
Permanent Representative
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Tonga

H.E. Mr. Sonatane Taumoepeau-Tupou
Chairman
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

H.E. Mr. Camillo Gonsalves
Chairman
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Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

H.E. Mr. Jorge Valero Briceño
Chairman
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Norway

H.E. Mrs. Tine Mørch Smith
Permanent Representative
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Poland

H.E. Mr. Witold Sobkow
Chairman
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President of the General Assembly (closing)

H.E. Mr. Joseph Deiss
President of the General Assembly
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