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UN chief visits Russia

04-22-2011 19:17 BJT

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UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, continued his three-day visit to Russia on Friday, holding a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov.

During the meeting, Lavrov told Ban that Russia supported the UN's leading role in world affairs, especially in strengthening peace and security.

The UN chief called the timing of his visit to Russia crucial as the world is currently facing numerous challenges.

He also discussed the freedom and democracy movements in the Middle East and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as well as the complex situation in Libya. Ban will meet with the Russian President later on Friday.

 

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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