Turkmenistan elected vice-chairman of UN General Assembly
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, June 12 / Trend G. Hasanov /
Turkmenistan was elected vice-chairman of the 64-th session of UN General Assembly to be held in New York in September 2009, Turkmen media reported on June 12.
"It was another indisputable fact of innovation, progressive policy of Turkmen leader (president Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov) and high international authority of Turkmenistan contributing common strives of humanity for creation of new, non-confrontation peace model," Turkmen Dovlet Haberleri reported.
Turkmenistan gets this status twice. As it is known, high status of vice-chairman of UN deliberative body envisages privileges connected with conducting forum by elected head of state during certain time. The Turkmen President has already headed work of the 62-nd session of UN General Assembly in September 2007. Berdymukhamedov delivered speech from high tribune.
The Turkmen leader held several bilateral meetings and talks with presidents of several countries and heads of the biggest international organizations, including UN secretary General Ban Ki-moon and UNICEF executive director Ann Veneman within work of annual UN forum.
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