Past General Assembly Debates

General Debate of the 68th Session

24 September 2013 to 04 October 2013

24 September 2013

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. John W. Ashe
President of the 69th 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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Turkey

H.E. Mr. Abdullah Gül
President
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Nigeria

H.E. Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
President
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Chile

H.E. Mr. Sebastián Piñera Echeñique
President
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Bulgaria

H.E. Mr. Rossen Plevneliev
President
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Mozambique

H.E. Mr. Armando Emílio Guebuza
President
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France

H.E. Mr. François Hollande

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Jordan

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

H.E. Mr. Ivan Gašparovič
President
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Colombia

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

H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
Amir
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Monaco

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II

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South Africa

H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma
President
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Ukraine

H.E. Mr. Viktor Yanukovych
President
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Sri Lanka

H.E. Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa
President
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Afternoon Session

Costa Rica

H.E. Mrs. Laura Chinchilla Miranda
President
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Austria

H.E. Mr. Heinz Fischer
President
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Paraguay

H.E. Mr. Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara
President
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Latvia

H.E. Mr. Andris Bērziņš
President
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Liberia

H.E. Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President
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Bosnia and Herzegovina

H.E. Mr. Zeljko Komšić
President
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Lebanon

H.E. Mr. Michel Sleiman
President
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Iran (Islamic Republic of)

H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani
President
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Gabon

H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba
President
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Switzerland

H.E. Mr. Ueli Maurer
President
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Uruguay

H.E. Mr. José Mujica
President
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Uganda

H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President
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Argentina

H.E. Mrs. Cristina Fernández
President
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Malawi

H.E. Mrs. Joyce Hilda Mtila Banda
President
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Zambia

H.E. Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata
President
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Sweden

H.E. Mr. Fredrik Reinfeldt
Prime Minister
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25 September 2013

Morning Session

Estonia

H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President
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Panama

H.E. Mr. Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal
President
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Côte d’Ivoire

H.E. Mr. Alassane Ouattara
President
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Peru

H.E. Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso
President
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Timor-Leste

H.E. Mr. Taur Matan Ruak
President
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Senegal

H.E. Mr. Macky Sall
President
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Democratic Republic of the Congo

H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila Kabange
President
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Madagascar

H.E. Mr. Andry Nirina Rajoelina
President
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Burkina Faso

H.E. Mr. Blaise Compaoré
President
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Ethiopia

H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn
Prime Minister
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Antigua and Barbuda

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

H.E. Mr. Commodore Josaia V. Bainimarama
Prime Minister
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European Union

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

H.H. Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah
Prime Minister
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Italy

H.E. Mr. Enrico Letta
Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Serbia

H.E. Mr. Tomislav Nikolić
President
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Chad

H.E. Mr. Idriss Deby Itno
President
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Rwanda

H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
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Kiribati

H.E. Mr. Anote Tong
President
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Poland

H.E. Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski
President
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Swaziland

His Majesty King Mswati III
Head of State
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Georgia

H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili
President
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Micronesia (Federated States of)

H.E. Mr. Emanuel Mori
President
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El Salvador

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

H.E. Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau Jr.
President
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Comoros

H.E. Mr. Ikililou Dhoinine
President
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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
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Libya

H.E. Mr. Ali Zeidan
Prime Minister
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Trinidad and Tobago

H.E. Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Prime Minister
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Spain

H.E. Mr. Mariano Rajoy Brey, Government of Kingdom of Spain
Prime Minister
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Tajikistan

H.E. Mr. Oqil Oqilov
Prime Minister
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Cameroon

H.E. Mr. Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Norway

H.E. Mr. Espen Barth Eide
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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26 September 2013

Morning Session

Guyana

H.E. Mr. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar
President
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Namibia

H.E. Mr. Hifikepunye Pohamba
President
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Cyprus

H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades
President
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Ghana

H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama
President
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Mongolia

H.E. Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia
President
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Slovenia

H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor
President
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Tunisia

H.E. Mr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki
President
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Lithuania

H.E. Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaitė
President
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Nauru

H.E. Mr. Baron Divavesi Waqa
President
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Zimbabwe

H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
President
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Guatemala

H.E. Mr. Otto Fernando Pérez Molina
President
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Palestine (State of)

H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
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Malta

H.E. Mr. Joseph Muscat
Prime Minister
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Japan

H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister
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Afternoon Session

Croatia

H.E. Mr. Ivo Josipović
President
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Marshall Islands

H.E. Mr. Christopher Loeak
President
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Equatorial Guinea

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

H.E. Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
President
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Central African Republic

H.E. Mr. Nicolas Tiangaye
Prime Minister
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Guinea-Bissau

H.E. Mr. Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo (Interim President)
President of the Transitional Government
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South Sudan

H.E. Mr. James Wani Igga
Vice-President
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Republic of Moldova

H.E. Mr. Iurie Leancă
Prime Minister
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Lesotho

H.E. Mr. Motsoahae Thomas Thabane
Prime Minister
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Belgium

H.E. Mr. Elio Di Rupo
Prime Minister
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Haiti

H.E. Mr. Laurent Salvador Lamothe
Prime Minister
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New Zealand

H.E. Mr. John Key
Prime Minister
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Cuba

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

H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Sierra Leone

H.E. Mr. Samura Kamara
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Burundi

H.E. Mr. Laurent Kavakure
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Mexico

H.E. Mr. José Antonio Meade Kuribreña
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Benin

H.E. Mr. Nassirou Bako Arifari
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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27 September 2013

Morning Session

Gambia (Republic of The)

H.E. Mr. Yahya Jammeh
President
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Tonga

H.M. Mr. King Tupou VI
King
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Mali

H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
President
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Iraq

H.E. Mr. Khudheir Mussa Al-khuzaie
Vice-President
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Angola

H.E. Mr. Manuel Domingos Vicente
Vice-President
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Honduras

H.E. Mrs. María Antonieta de Bográn
Vice-President
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Seychelles

H.E. Mr. Danny Faure
Vice-President
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Pakistan

H.E. Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister
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Saint Kitts and Nevis

H.E. Mr. Denzil Douglas
Prime Minister
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

H.E. Mr. Nicholas Clegg, Deputy
Prime Minister
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Russian Federation

H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Republic of Korea

H.E. Mr. Yun Byung-se
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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China

H.E. Mr. Wang Yi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Uzbekistan

H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz Kamilov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Australia

H.E. Mrs. Julie Bishop
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Netherlands

H.E. Mr. Franciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria Timmermans
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Congo

H.E. Mr. Basile Ikouebe
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Afternoon Session

United Republic of Tanzania

H.E. Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
President
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

H.E. Mr. Ralph Gonsalves
Prime Minister
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Samoa

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

H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
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The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

H.E. Mr. Nikola Gruevski
Prime Minister
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San Marino

H.E. Mr. Pasquale Valentini
Prime Minister
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Montenegro

H.E. Mr. Milo Dukanović
Prime Minister
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Viet Nam

H.E. Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung
Prime Minister
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Czech Republic

H.E. Mr. Jiří Rusnok
Prime Minister
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Luxembourg

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

H.E. Mr. Evangelos Venizelos
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Niger

H.E. Mr. Mohamed Bazoum, Deputy
Prime Minister
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Sudan

H.E. Mr. Ali Ahmed Karti
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Indonesia

H.E. Mr. Marty Natalegawa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Kazakhstan

H.E. Mr. Erlan A. Idrissov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Afghanistan

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

H.E. Mr. Erkki Tuomioja
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

H.E. Mr. Elías J. Jaua Milano
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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28 September 2013

Morning Session

Jamaica

H.E. Mrs. Portia Simpson Miller
Prime Minister
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Mauritius

H.E. Mr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam
Prime Minister
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Vanuatu

H.E. Mr. Moana Carcasses Kalosil
Prime Minister
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Albania

H.E. Mr. Edi Rama
Prime Minister
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Andorra

H.E. Mr. Antoni Martí Petit
Head of Government
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Malaysia

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

H.E. Mr. Khil Raj Regmi
Chairman of the Council of Ministers
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India

H.E. Mr. Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister
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Cabo Verde

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

H.E. Mr. Leo Dion
Deputy Prime Minister
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Germany

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

H.E. Mr. Titus Corlătean
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Belarus

H.E. Mr. Vladimir Makei
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Portugal

H.E. Mr. Rui Machete
Minister of State
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Egypt

H.E. Mr. Nabil Fahmy
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Kyrgyzstan

H.E. Mr. Erlan Abdyldayev
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Azerbaijan

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

Bahamas

H.E. Mr. Perry Gladstone Christie
Prime Minister
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Brunei Darussalam

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah
Crown Prince
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Lao People’s Democratic Republic

H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith
Vice Prime Minister
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Ireland

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

H.E. Mr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul
Deputy Prime Minister
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Solomon Islands

H.E. Mr. Manasseh Maelanga
Deputy Prime Minister
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Tuvalu

H.E. Mr. Vete Sakaio
Deputy Prime Minister
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Armenia

H.E. Mr. Edward Nalbandyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Mauritania

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Teguedi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Liechtenstein

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

H.E. Mr. Abubaker al-Qirbi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Singapore

H.E. Mr. K. Shanmugam
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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30 September 2013

Morning Session

Canada

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

H.E. Mr. Rashid Meredov
Deputy Prime Minister
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Bahrain

H.E. Mr. Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Syrian Arab Republic

H.E. Mr. Walid Almoualem
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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Iceland

H.E. Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson
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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Morocco

H.E. Mr. Saad-Eddine El Othmani
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Eritrea

H.E. Mr. Osman Mohammed Saleh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Nicaragua

H.E. Mr. Samuel Santos López
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Saint Lucia

H.E. Mr. Alva Romanus Baptiste
Minister of External Affairs
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Afternoon Session

Hungary

H.E. Mr. János Martonyi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Guinea

H.E. Mr. François Lounceny Fall
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Philippines

H.E. Mr. Albert F. del Rosario
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Barbados

H.E. Mrs. Maxine Pamela Ometa McClean
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Myanmar

H.E. Mr. U Wunna Maung Lwin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Bhutan

H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Rinzin Dorje
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Suriname

H.E. Mr. Winston G. Lackin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Grenada

H.E. Mr. Nickolas Steele
Minister for Foreign Affairs
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01 October 2013

Morning Session

Maldives

H.E. Mrs. Mariyam Shakeela
Acting Foreign Minister
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Botswana

H.E. Mr. Phandu T. C. Skelemani
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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Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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

H.E. Mr. Jose Manuel Trullols
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
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Cambodia

H.E. Mr. Kosal Sea
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Dominica

H.E. Mr. Vince Henderson
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Togo

H.E. Mr. Kodjo Menan
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Ecuador

H.E. Mr. Xavier Lasso Mendoza
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Sao Tome and Principe

H.E. Mr. Carlos Filomeno Agostinho Das Neves
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Denmark

H.E. Mr. Ib Petersen
Permanent Representative to the UN
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Israel

H.E. Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister
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President of the General Assembly (closing)

H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe
President of the 69th Session of the General Assembly
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