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19 Jul 2017 description

Let me begin by thanking the government of China for convening this meeting to focus on enhancing African capacities in the areas of peace and security.

In my first days as Secretary-General, I attended the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. I wanted to launch a new era of cooperation with the AU founded on a core conviction.

I firmly believe the international community needs to change the narrative about Africa and to establish a higher platform of cooperation that recognizes Africa’s enormous potential and promise.

19 Jul 2017 description

SG/SM/18617

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at a panel discussion on the role of religious leaders in peacebuilding in the Middle East, in New York today:

I want to thank the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, for organizing this important panel discussion.

I also commend the Government of Spain – and particularly Foreign Minister Alfonso María Dastis – as well as the many religious leaders gathered here for your initiative.

15 Jul 2017 description

SG/SM/18610

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General condemns this morning’s attack by three assailants in the Old City of Jerusalem in which two Israeli police officers were killed and another injured. This incident has the potential to ignite further violence. All must act responsibly to avoid escalation.

The thoughts and prayers of the Secretary-General are with the families of the victims, and he wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.

10 Jul 2017 description

SG/SM/18607

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement by the Governments of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Russian Federation and the United States of America of a de-escalation zone and arrangements to support a ceasefire and delivery of humanitarian assistance in south-west Syria.

10 Jul 2017 description

SG/SM/18606

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The recovery of Mosul is a significant step in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

The Secretary-General pays tribute to the people and Government of Iraq for their courage, determination and perseverance. He also expresses his sincere condolences for the loss of lives and wishes speedy recovery to those injured.

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