At the outset, I extend Palestine’s congratulations to you on your assumption of the Chair of this Committee, as well as to the distinguished Bureau members. We have full confidence in your ability to efficiently steer its work to success.
We express our gratitude and appreciation to the Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information for her valuable efforts and for the informative, comprehensive statement to the Committee.
Before proceeding, I wish to affirm that my delegation aligns itself with the important statement made by South Africa on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. [Read more…]