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Security Council Debates Respect for Principles and Purposes of UN Charter

Girma Asmerom addressing security council on Respect for Principles and Purposes of UN Charter

Statement by Ambassador Girma Asmerom, Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations, During the UN Security Council Open Debate on “The Respect to the Principle and Purpose of the Charter of the United Nations as key Element for the Maintennace of International Peace and Security”

New York, 15 February 2016

Her Excellency Ms. Delcy Rodríguez, Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela,

H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations,

Excellencies and Distinguished Delegates,

At the outset, I would like to thank the Presidency, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, for organizing this open debate, under the theme: “The Respect to the Principle and Purpose of the Charter of the United Nations as Key Element for the maintenance of International Peace and Security”, which is timely and most appropriate.

Let me also seize this opportunity to express my delegation’s appreciation to the UN Secretary-General for his remarks this morning. Continue reading Security Council Debates Respect for Principles and Purposes of UN Charter