Past General Assembly Debates

General Debate of the 73rd Session
25 September 2018 to 01 October 2018

25 September 2018

Morning Session

Secretary-General of the United Nations
H.E. Mr. António Guterres
Secretary-General
Président de l‘Assemblée générale (ouverture)
President of the General Assembly (opening)
H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés
President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly
Brazil
Brazil
H.E. Mr. Michel Temer
President
Ecuador
Ecuador
H.E. Mr. Lenin Moreno Garcés
Constitutional President
États-Unis d‘Amérique
United States of America
H.E. Mr. Donald Trump
President
Turkey
H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President
Rwanda
H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
Mexico
H.E. Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto
President
France
France
H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Macron
President
Seychelles
H.E. Mr. Danny Faure
President
Peru
H.E. Mr. Martin Vizcarra Cornejo
President
Jordan
H.H. Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein
King
Qatar
H.H. Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
Amir
Iran (République islamique d’)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani
President
Finland
Finland
H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö
President
Nigeria
H.E. Mr. Muhammadu Buhari
President
South Africa
H.E. Mr. Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa
President

Afternoon Session

Malawi
H.E. Mr. Arthur Peter Mutharika
President
Guatemala
Guatemala
H.E. Mr. Jimmy Morales
President
Egypt
Egypt
H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
President
Paraguay
H.E. Mr. Mario Abdo Benitez
President
Argentina
Argentina
H.E. Mr. Mauricio Macri
President
Switzerland
H.E. Mr. Alain Berset
President
Sri Lanka
H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena
President
Slovenia
H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor
President
Zambia
H.E. Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu
President
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila Kabange
President
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
H.E. Mr. Sooronbai Jeenbekov
President
Gambia (Republic of The)
Gambia (Republic of The)
H.E. Mr. Adama Barrow
President
Marshall Islands
H.E. Mrs. Hilda Heine
President
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
H.E. Mr. Danilo Medina Sánchez
President
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mr. Bakir Izetbegović
Chairman of the Presidency
Mozambique
H.E. Mr. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi
President
Japan
Japan
H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister
Armenia
Armenia
H.E. Mr. Nikol Pashinyan
Prime Minister
Morocco
H.E. Mr. Saad-Eddine El Othmani
Prime Minister

26 September 2018

Morning Session

Panama
H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez
President
Namibia
H.E. Mr. Hage Geingob
President
Ghana
Ghana
H.E. Mr. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
President
Estonia
Estonia
H.E. Mrs. Kersti Kaljulaid
President
Lebanon
Lebanon
H.E. Mr. Michel Aoun
President
Croatia
Croatia
H.E. Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
President
Yemen
H.E. Mr. Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour
President
Uruguay
H.E. Mr. Tabaré Vázquez
President
Colombia
Colombia
H.E. Mr. Iván Duque Márquez
President
Tonga
H.M. Mr. Tupou VI
King
Mali
H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
President
Angola
Angola
H.E. Mr. João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço
President
Cuba
Cuba
H.E. Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez
President of the Council of Ministers
Liberia
Liberia
H.E. Mr. George Manneh Weah
President
Slovakia
H.E. Mr. Andrej Kiska
President
Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Moon Jae-in
President
Romania
H.E. Mr. Klaus Werner Iohannis
President
Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d’Irlande du Nord
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
H.E. Mrs. Theresa May
Prime Minister
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
H.E. Mr. Abdullah Abdullah
Chief Executive
Italy
Italy
H.E. Mr. Giuseppe Conte
President of the Council of Ministers

Afternoon Session

Cabo Verde
Cabo Verde
H.E. Mr. Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca
President
Eswatini
H.M. Mr. Mswati III
Head of State
Ukraine
H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko
President
Honduras
Honduras
H.E. Mr. Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado
President
Kenya
Kenya
H.E. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta
President
Kiribati
Kiribati
H.E. Mr. Taneti Maamau
President
Zimbabwe
H.E. Mr. Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa
President
Poland
H.E. Mr. Andrzej Duda
President
Portugal
H.E. Mr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
President
El Salvador
El Salvador
H.E. Mr. Salvador Sánchez Cerén
President
Nauru
H.E. Mr. Baron Divavesi Waqa
President
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
Palau
H.E. Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau, Jr.
President
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Nicolás Maduro Moros
President
Central African Republic
Central African Republic
H.E. Mr. Faustin Archange Touadera
Head of State
Kuwait
Kuwait
H.H. Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah
Prime Minister
Luxembourg
H.E. Mr. Xavier Bettel
Prime Minister
Netherlands
H.E. Mr. Mark Rutte
Prime Minister
Norway
H.E. Mrs. Erna Solberg
Prime Minister

27 September 2018

Morning Session

Lithuania
H.E. Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaitė
President
Botswana
Botswana
H.E. Mr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi
President
Cyprus
Cyprus
H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades
President
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
H.E. Mr. Gjorge Ivanov
President
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
President
Haiti
H.E. Mr. Jovenel Moïse
President
Chile
Chile
H.E. Mr. Sebastián Piñera Echeñique
President
Sierra Leone
H.E. Mr. Julius Maada Bio
President
Palestine (State of)
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
European Union
European Union
H.E. Mr. Donald Tusk
President of the European Council
Belgium
Belgium
H.E. Mr. Charles Michel
Prime Minister
Israel
Israel
H.E. Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister
Malta
H.E. Mr. Joseph Muscat
Prime Minister
Georgia
Georgia
H.E. Mr. Mamuka Bakhtadze
Prime Minister
Viet Nam
H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Prime Minister
Jamaica
H.E. Mr. Andrew Holness
Prime Minister
New Zealand
H.E. Mrs. Jacinda Ardern
Prime Minister
Saint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
H.E. Mr. Ralph Gonsalves
Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Micronesia (Federated States of)
H.E. Mr. Peter Christian
President
Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
H.E. Mr. José Mário Vaz
President
Comoros
Comoros
H.E. Mr. Azali Assoumani
President
Madagascar
H.E. Mr. Rivo Rakotovao
President ad interim
Indonesia
Indonesia
H.E. Mr. Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
Vice-President
Côte D’Ivoire
Côte d’Ivoire
H.E. Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan
Vice-President
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
H.E. Mrs. Epsy Campbell Barr
Vice-President
Nepal
H.E. Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli
Prime Minister
Tuvalu
H.E. Mr. Enele Sosene Sopoaga
Prime Minister
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
Spain
H.E. Mr. Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón
President of the Government
Serbia
H.E. Mrs. Ana Brnabić
Prime Minister
Uganda
H.E. Mr. Ruhakana Rugunda
Prime Minister
Bhutan
Bhutan
H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk
Acting Head of Government
Mauritania
H.E. Mr. Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Liechtenstein
H.E. Mrs. Aurelia Frick
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture
Cameroon
Cameroon
H.E. Mr. Lejeune Mbella Mbella
Minister for Foreign Affairs
United Republic of Tanzania
H.E. Mr. Augustine Phillip Mahiga
Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation
Djibouti
Djibouti
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf
Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Ethiopia
Ethiopia
H.E. Mr. Workineh Gebeyehu Negewo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Togo
H.E. Mr. Robert Dussey
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Regional Integration

28 September 2018

Morning Session

Albania
Albania
H.E. Mr. Ilir Meta
President
Guyana
Guyana
H.E. Mr. Carl Greenidge
Vice-President
South Sudan
H.E. Mr. Taban Deng Gai
First Vice President
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
H.E. Mr. Boyko Borissov
Prime Minister
Samoa
H.E. Mr. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister
China
China
H.E. Mr. Wang Yi
State Councilor and Minister for Foreign Affairs
Vanuatu
H.E. Mr. Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas
Prime Minister
Saint Lucia
H.E. Mr. Allen Michael Chastanet
Prime Minister
Malaysia
H.E. Mr. Mahathir bin Mohamad
Prime Minister
Andorra
Andorra
H.E. Mr. Antoni Martí Petit
Head of Government
Fiji
Fiji
H.E. Mr. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama
Prime Minister
Greece
Greece
H.E. Mr. Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister
Mauritius
H.E. Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth
Prime Minister
Montenegro
H.E. Mr. Duško Marković
Prime Minister
Cambodia
Cambodia
H.E. Mr. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
Prime Minister
Russian Federation
H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Germany
Germany
H.E. Mr. Heiko Maas
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Tunisia
H.E. Mr. Khemais Jhinaoui
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Iraq
Iraq
H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Abdulkarim Al-Jafari
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Denmark
Denmark
H.E. Mrs. Ulla Tørnæs
Minister for Development Cooperation

Afternoon Session

Saint Kitts and Nevis
H.E. Mr. Timothy Harris
Prime Minister
Bahamas
Bahamas
H.E. Mr. Hubert Alexander Minnis
Prime Minister
Lesotho
Lesotho
H.E. Mr. Thomas Motsoahae Thabane
Prime Minister
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
H.E. Mr. Gaston Alphonso Browne
Prime Minister
Republic of Moldova
H.E. Mr. Pavel Filip
Prime Minister
Barbados
Barbados
H.E. Mrs. Mia Amor Mottley
Prime Minister
Solomon Islands
H.E. Mr. Ricky Nelson Houenipwela
Prime Minister
Mongolia
H.E. Mr. Khurelsukh Ukhnaa
Prime Minister
Ireland
Ireland
H.E. Mr. Simon Coveney
Deputy Prime Minister
Saudi Arabia
H.E. Mr. Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Hungary
Hungary
H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Monaco
H.E. Mr. Gilles Tonelli
Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Australia
Australia
H.E. Mrs. Marise Payne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
H.E. Mr. Kairat Abdrakhmanov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Myanmar
H.E. Mr. Kyaw Tint Swe
Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor
Iceland
Iceland
H.E. Mr. Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
H.E. Mr. Elmar Maharram oglu Mammadyarov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Chad
Chad
H.E. Mr. Mahamat Zene Cherif
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Regional Integration
Guinea
Guinea
H.E. Mr. Mamadi Touré
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Libya
Libya
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Siala
Minister for Foreign Affairs

29 September 2018

Morning Session

Latvia
Latvia
H.E. Mr. Edgars Rinkēvičs
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Papua New Guinea
H.E. Mr. Rimbink Pato
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Oman
H.E. Mr. Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah
Minister for Foreign Affairs
India
India
H.E. Mrs. Sushma Swaraj
Minister of External Affairs
Syrian Arab Republic
H.E. Mr. Walid Al-Moualem
Deputy Prime Minister
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Ri Yong Ho
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Algeria
Algeria
H.E. Mr. Abdelkader Messahel
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Suriname
H.E. Mrs. Yldiz Pollack-Beigle
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Singapore
H.E. Mr. Vivian Balakrishnan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
San Marino
H.E. Mr. Nicola Renzi
Minister for Foreign and Political Affairs and Justice
Philippines
H.E. Mr. Alan Peter Cayetano
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Austria
Austria
H.E. Mrs. Karin Kneissl
Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
Bahrain
Bahrain
H.E. Mr. Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Burundi
Burundi
H.E. Mr. Ezéchiel Nibigira
Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Brunei Darussalam
Brunei Darussalam
H.E. Mr. Dato Erywan Pehin Yusof
Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Pakistan
H.E. Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Trinidad and Tobago
H.E. Mr. Denis Moses
Minister for Foreign Affairs
United Arab Emirates
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Afternoon Session

Turkmenistan
H.E. Mr. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov
President
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
H.E. Mr. Jan Hamáček
Deputy Prime Minister
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Belize
Belize
H.E. Mr. Wilfred Elrington
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Eritrea
Eritrea
H.E. Mr. Osman Saleh Mohammed
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sao Tome and Principe
H.E. Mr. Urbino José Gonçalves Botelho
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Senegal
H.E. Mr. Sidiki Kaba
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Niger
H.E. Mr. Kalla Ankourao
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Regional Integration
Dominica
Dominica
H.E. Mrs. Francine Baron
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Congo
Congo
H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Gakosso
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Grenada
Grenada
H.E. Mr. Peter David
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Somalia
H.E. Mr. Ahmed Awad Isse
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
H.E. Mr. Alpha Barry
Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

01 October 2018

Morning Session

Belarus
Belarus
H.E. Mr. Vladimir Makei
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sudan
H.E. Mr. Eldirdiri Mohamed Ahmed
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Nicaragua
H.E. Mr. Denis Ronaldo Moncada Colindres
Minister for Foreign Affairs
罗马教廷
Holy See
H.E. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher
Secretary of relations with States
Thailand
H.E. Mr. Virasakdi Futrakul
Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
Tajikistan
H.E. Mr. Mahmadamin Mahmadaminov
Chair of the Delegation
Uzbekistan
H.E. Mr. Bakhtiyor Ibragimov
Chair of the Delegation
Gabon
H.E. Mr. Michel Xavier Biang
Chair of the Delegation
Sweden
H.E. Mr. Olof Skoog
Chair of the Delegation
Canada
Canada
H.E. Mr. Marc-André Blanchard
Chair of the Delegation
Benin
Benin
H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Felix Do Rego
Chair of the Delegation
Timor-Leste
H.E. Mrs. Maria Helena Pires
Chair of the Delegation
Maldives
H.E. Mr. Ali Nasser Mohamed
Chair of the Delegation
Président de l’Assemblée générale (clôture)
President of the General Assembly (closing)
H.E. Mrs. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés
President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly