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 Poroshenko arrived in US to participate in UN General Assembly

President Petro Poroshenko arrived in New York to take part in the events within the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Presidential Administration.

The main goal of the president's participation in the events within the 70th session of the UN General Assembly is to strengthen the international coalition in support of Ukraine and reform the UN Security Council

The head of state will deliver a speech at the General Debate of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

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In the framework of the visit, the president will also participate in the following summits: sustainable development, peacekeeping, leaders' summit on combating violent extremism and ISIL, Clinton Global Initiative.

President Poroshenko will meet with heads of delegations of the member-states of the Common Group on MH-17 Investigation, experts and politicians in the Atlantic Council and U.S. business representatives.

The president will also have a series of bilateral meetings with political leaders and heads of state.

Petro Poroshenko will also have a meeting with representatives of the Ukrainian community in the United States.

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The head of state also noted that significant number of bilateral meetings was planned within the visit to the United States. According to him, it is the evidence of substantial interest of other countries in Ukraine. "Strong coalition, unity and solidarity with Ukraine is vital for our country," the president said. Petro Poroshenko reminded that the decision of the UN General Assembly approved by 100 member-states had been one of the first international responses that condemned illegal annexation of Crimea.

Ukraine is hopeful to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in 2016-2017.
Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n353685
 
 
 
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