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UN Secretary General begins visit to Uzbekistan with Aral Sea

Uzbekistan Materials 4 April 2010 15:08 (UTC +04:00)
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon began his visit to Uzbekistan with visiting Aral Sea which suffers an environmental catastrophe, Cihan news agency reported.
UN Secretary General begins visit to Uzbekistan with Aral Sea

Azerbaijan, Baku, April 4 /Trend, R.Darakhshan/

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon began his visit to Uzbekistan with visiting Aral Sea which suffers an environmental catastrophe, Cihan news agency reported.

Ban Ki-moon arrived in the country on Sunday morning and went to Nukus - the capital of the autonomous republic of Karakalpakstan, located on the shores of the Aral Sea. UN Secretary-General was informed about the state of the Aral Sea. Then, Ban Ki-Moon went to the basin of the sea.

In the evening, UN Secretary General arrives in the capital Tashkent. The meeting between Ban Ki-moon and President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will be held tomorrow. The Secretary General will also deliver a speech before students of the Tashkent University of World Economy and Diplomacy.

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