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Gašparovič meets UN Secretary General, talks Syria
27 Sep 2013 Flash News
A COMPROMISE is needed in order to remedy the situation in Syria, Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič stated during his meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon in New York on September 25.
“No solution involving the use of weapons leading to potential casualties under the auspices of the UN is acceptable,” asserted Gašparovič, adding that the security situation in the conflict-stricken Middle-Eastern country needs to be salvaged peacefully via diplomacy, the TASR newswire reported.
Gašparovič met Ban during a bilateral meeting that also featured Slovakia's Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak.
Ban conveyed his gratitude towards Slovakia for the country's support for UN-sponsored activities. The secretary-general added that the organisation is counting on further assistance from Slovakia, in humanitarian assistance, for example.
Also broached were topics relating to security in Cyprus and the Western Balkans.
Compiled by Michaela Terenzani from press reports
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