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UN Secretary-General recognizes Vietnam as Outstanding

Ban Ki-moon. Foto: Archive.

Ban Ki-moon. Foto: Archive.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon recognized Vietnam as a responsible and active member, during a visit which concluded here today inaugurating the Green House number one of the world Organization.

Accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Pham Binh Minh, he opened the doors to a building designed by the hosts to bring together all the UN agencies represented in the country and express its multilateral commitment.

With the symbolic name given to the building Vietnam reaffirmed its concern for the environment and climate change, one of the main topics Ki-moon addressed in his discussions during his two days of stay with the main national leaders.

The UN main leader was first received by President, Truong Tan Sang and then met with Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung and Communist Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong.

At each meeting the interlocutors emphasized the need for a Post-2015 agenda and sustainable development goals in the next September General Assembly and called for greater multidimensional cooperation.

The Vietnamese leaders stressed that the UN must continue to play a role in favor of international peace and global coordinator facing challenges such as political instability, armed conflict, terrorism and extremism and territorial disputes.

(By Prensa Latina)

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