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2021-September-17  17:39

Envoy: President Rayeesi to Address 76th UNGA Session on Tuesday

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi will deliver a speech on the first day of UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday (September 21), a senior diplomat announced.

"Given the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, President Rayeesi will address the UNGA meeting through video-conference," Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative in the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi said.

He meantime pointed out that the Iranian delegation, to be headed by Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, will arrive in New York on Monday and will hold several meetings with foreign counterparts.

Holding bilateral meetings with foreign ministers of other countries to discuss latest regional issues including Yemen and Afghanistan and organizing high-level meetings in different fields such as energy, food security, racial discrimination and the need to eliminate weapons of mass destructions (WMDs) are of the other main topics of discussion by Iranian delegation.