Past General Assembly Debates

General Debate of the 66th Session

21 September 2011 to 27 September 2011

21 September 2011

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. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
President of the 66th Session of the General Assembly
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Brazil

H.E. Mrs. Dilma Rousseff
President
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United States of America

H.E. Mr. Barack Obama
President
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Qatar

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

H.E. Mr. Felipe Calderón Hinojosa
President
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Kazakhstan

H.E. Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev
President
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France

H.E. Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy
President
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Argentina

H.E. Mrs. Cristina Fernández
President
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Lebanon

H.E. Mr. Michel Sleiman
President
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Republic of Korea

H.E. Mr. Lee Myung-bak
President
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Equatorial Guinea

H.E. Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
President
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Jordan

H.M. Mr. Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein
King
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Finland

H.E. Mr. Tarja Halonen
President
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Colombia

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

H.E. Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
President
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Estonia

H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President
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Switzerland

H.E. Mrs. Micheline Calmy-Rey
President
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Afternoon Session

Honduras

H.E. Mr. Porfirio Lobo Sosa
President
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Ukraine

H.E. Mr. Viktor Yanukovych
President
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Paraguay

H.E. Mr. Fernando Lugo Méndez
President
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Rwanda

H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
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Bosnia and Herzegovina

H.E. Mr. Željko Komšić
Member of the Presidency
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Guyana

H.E. Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo
President
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Mongolia

H.E. Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia
President
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South Africa

H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma
President
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Latvia

H.E. Mr. Adris Bērziņš
President
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Guatemala

H.E. Mr. Álvaro Colom Caballeros
President
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Senegal

H.E. Mr. Abdoulaye Wade
President
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Mozambique

H.E. Mr. Armando Emilio Guebuza
President
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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
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Slovenia

H.E. Mr. Danilo Türk
President
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22 September 2011

Morning Session

Cyprus

H.E. Mr. Demetris Christofias
President
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United Republic of Tanzania

H.E. Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
President
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Bahrain

H.M. Mr. Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa
King
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Côte d’Ivoire

H.E. Mr. Alassane Ouattara
President
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Chile

H.E. Mr. Sebastián Piñera Echeñique
President
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Iran (Islamic Republic of)

H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President
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Kyrgyzstan

H.E. Mr. Rosa Otunbaeva
President
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Kuwait

H.E. Mr. Naser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
Prime Minister
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

H.E. Mr. David Cameron
Prime Minister
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European Union

H.E. Mr. Herman Van Rompuy
President of the European Council
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Turkey

H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Poland

H.E. Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski
President
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Kenya

H.E. Mr. Mwai Kibaki
President
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Georgia

H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili
President
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Dominican Republic

H.E. Mr. Leonel Fernández Reyna
President
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Peru

H.E. Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso
President
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Lithuania

H.E. Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaitė
President
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Zimbabwe

H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
President
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Suriname

H.E. Mr. Desiré Delano Bouterse
President
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Gabon

H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba
President
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Democratic Republic of the Congo

H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila Kabange
President
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Palau

H.E. Mr. Johnson Toribiong
President
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Chad

H.E. Mr. Idriss Déby Itno
President
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Costa Rica

H.E. Ms. Laura Chinchilla Miranda
President
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Croatia

H.E. Mr. Ivo Josipović
President
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Australia

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

H.E. Mr. Zalmai Rassoul
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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23 September 2011

Morning Session

Ghana

H.E. Mr. John Evans Atta Mills
President
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Iraq

H.E. Mr. Jalal Talabani
President
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Czech Republic

H.E. Mr. Václav Klaus
President
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Turkmenistan

H.E. Mr. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov
President
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El Salvador

H.E. Mr. Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena
President
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Sri Lanka

H.E. Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa
President
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Djibouti

H.E. Mr. Ismaël Omar Guelleh
President
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Namibia

H.E. Mr. Hifikepunye Pohamba
President
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South Sudan

H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir
President
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Armenia

H.E. Mr. Serzh Sargsyan
President
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Palestine (State of)

H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
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Japan

H.E. Mr. Yoshihiko Noda
Prime Minister
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Bhutan

H.H. Lyonchoen Jigmi Yoezer Thinley
King
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Israel

H.E. Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister
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Sweden

H.E. Mr. Fredrik Reinfeldt
Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Hungary

H.E. Mr. Pál Schmitt
President
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Sierra Leone

H.E. Mr. Ernest Bai Koroma
President
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Serbia

H.E. Mr. Boris Tadić
President
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Guinea

H.E. Mr. Alpha Condé
President
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Eritrea

H.E. Mr. Isaias Afwerki
President
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Nauru

H.E. Mr. Marcus Stephen
President
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Niger

H.E. Mr. Mahamadou Issoufou
President
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Haiti

H.E. Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly
President
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Burundi

H.E. Mr. Pierre Nkurunziza
President
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Micronesia (Federated States of)

H.E. Mr. Emanuel Mori
President
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Comoros

H.E. Mr. Ikililou Dhoinine
President
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Kiribati

H.E. Mr. Anote Tong
President
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Madagascar

H.E. Mr. Andry Nirina Rajoelina
President
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Fiji

H.E. Mr. Josaia V. Bainimarama
Prime Minister
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Mali

H.E. Mrs. Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé
Prime Minister
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Swaziland

H.E. Mr. Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini
Prime Minister
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Timor-Leste

H.E. Mr. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão
Prime Minister
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Grenada

H.E. Mr. Tillman Thomas
Prime Minister
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Greece

H.E. Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Bulgaria

H.E. Mr. Nickolay Mladenov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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24 September 2011

Morning Session

Lesotho

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

H.E. Mr. Igor Lukšić
Prime Minister
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Slovakia

H.E. Mrs. Iveta Radičová
Prime Minister
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India

H.E. Mr. Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister
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Guinea-Bissau

H.E. Mr. Carlos Gomes Júnior
Prime Minister
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Tuvalu

H.E. Mr. Willy Telavi
Prime Minister
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

H.E. Mr. Ralph Gonsalves
Prime Minister
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Nepal

H.E. Mr. Baburam Bhattarai
Prime Minister
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Mauritius

H.E. Mr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam
Prime Minister
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Antigua and Barbuda

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

H.E. Mr. Sali Berisha
Prime Minister
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The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

H.E. Mr. Nikola Gruevski
Prime Minister
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Bangladesh

H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
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Barbados

H.E. Mr. Freundel Stuart
Prime Minister
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Malta

H.E. Mr. Lawrence Gonzi
Prime Minister
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Egypt

H.E. Mr. Mohamed Kemal Ali Amr
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Portugal

H.E. Mr. Pedro Passos Coelho
Prime Minister
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Libya

H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Jibril
Chairman
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Afternoon Session

Cabo Verde

H.E. Mr. José Maria Pereira Neves
Prime Minister
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Papua New Guinea

H.E. Mr. Peter O’Neill
Prime Minister
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Samoa

H.E. Mr. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister
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Vanuatu

H.E. Mr. Meltek Sato Kilman Livtunvanu
Prime Minister
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Solomon Islands

H.E. Mr. Danny Philip
Prime Minister
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Tonga

H.E. Mr. Lord Tu’Ivakano of Nukunuku
Prime Minister
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Somalia

H.E. Mr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
Prime Minister
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Togo

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

H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger
Vice-Chancellor
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Luxembourg

H.E. Mr. Jean Asselborn
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Belgium

H.E. Mr. Steven Vanackere
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Saint Kitts and Nevis

H.E. Mr. Sam Terrence Condor
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Italy

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

H.E. Ms. Trinidad Jiménez
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Cameroon

H.E. Mr. Henri Eyebe Ayissi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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26 September 2011

Morning Session

Botswana

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

H.E. Mr. Mohamed Waheed
Vice-President
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Liberia

H.E. Mr. Joseph N. Boakai
Vice-President
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Uruguay

H.E. Mr. Danilo Astori
Vice-President
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Gambia

H.E. Mrs. Aja Isatou Njie-Saidy
Vice-President
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Uganda

H.E. Mr. Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi
Vice-President
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Brunei Darussalam

H.H. Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah
Prime Minister
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Cambodia

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

H.E. Mr. Eamon Gilmore
Deputy Prime Minister
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Jamaica

H.E. Mr. Kenneth Baugh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Bahamas

H.E. Mr. Theodore Brent Symonette
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Ethiopia

H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Lao People’s Democratic Republic

H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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China

H.E. Mr. Yang Jiechi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Morocco

H.E. Mr. Taïb Fassi Fihri
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Germany

H.E. Mr. Guido Westerwelle
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Oman

H.E. Mr. Yousef Bin Al-Alawi Bin Abdulla
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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Afternoon Session

Uzbekistan

H.E. Mr. Elyor Ganiev
Deputy Prime Minister
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Iceland

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

H.E. Mr. Mourad Medelci
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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Tajikistan

H.E. Mr. Hamrokhon Zarifi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Monaco

H.E. Mr. José Badia
Minister of External Affairs
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Cuba

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

H.E. Mr. Uri Rosenthal
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Sudan

H.E. Mr. Ali Ahmed Karti
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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Tunisia

H.E. Mr. Mohamed Mouldi Kefi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Indonesia

H.E. Mr. Marty M. Natalegawa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Canada

H.E. Mr. John Baird
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Liechtenstein

H.E. Mrs. Aurelia Frick
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Nicaragua

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

H.E. Mr. Basile Ikouebe
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Angola

H.E. Mr. Georges Rebelo Chikoti
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Marshall Islands

H.E. Mr. John M. Silk
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Central African Republic

H.E. Mr. Antoine Gambi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Trinidad and Tobago

H.E. Mr. Surujrattan Rambachan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Andorra

H.E. Mr. Gilbert Saboya Sunyé
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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27 September 2011

Morning Session

Mauritania

H.E. Mr. Hamady Ould Hamady
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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San Marino

H.E. Mrs. Antonella Mularoni
Prime Minister
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Singapore

H.E. Mr. K. Shanmugam
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law
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Belarus

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

H.E. Mr. Abubakr A. Al-Qirbi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Russian Federation

H.E. Mr. Sergey V. Lavrov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Belize

H.E. Mr. Wilfred Elrington
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
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Burkina Faso

H.E. Mr. Djibrill Ypènè Bassolé
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Myanmar

H.E. Mr. Wunna Maung Lwin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Viet Nam

H.E. Mr. Pham Binh Minh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Azerbaijan

H.E. Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Malaysia

H.E. Mr. Anifah Aman
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Malawi

H.E. Mr. Arthur Peter Mutharika
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Thailand

H.E. Mr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Benin

H.E. Mr. Nassirou Bako Arifari
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Holy See

Archbishop Dominique Mamberti
Secretary of relations with States
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Afternoon Session

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

H.E. Mr. Nicolás Maduro Moros
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Pakistan

H.E. Mrs. Hina Rabbani Khar
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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Romania

H.E. Mr. Romulus Doru Costea
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
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Panama

H.E. Mr. Francisco Alvarez de Soto
Vice-Chancellor
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Norway

H.E. Mr. Espen Barth Eide
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Zambia

H.E. Mrs. Lucy Mungoma
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
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Republic of Moldova

H.E. Mr. Alexandru Cujba
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Ecuador

H.E. Mr. Francisco Carrión-Mena
Permanent Representative to the UN
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New Zealand

H.E. Mr. Jim McLay
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Philippines

H.E. Mr. Libran N. Cabactulan
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Dominica

H.E. Mr. Vince Henderson
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Saint Lucia

H.E. Mr. Donatus Keith St. Aimee
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Denmark

H.E. Mr. Carsten Staur
Permanent Representative to the UN
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President of the General Assembly (closing)

H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
President of the 66th Session of the General Assembly
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