Malaysian FM leads delegation to UN General Assembly

Source: Xinhua| 2017-09-18 22:14:31|Editor: liuxin
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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia's Foreign Minister Anifah Aman will lead his country's delegation to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (72nd UNGA) in New York this week, the foreign ministry announced Monday.

Anifah is scheduled to deliver Malaysia's National Statement at the General Debate on September 22, touching on issues related to the situation in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state, the question of Palestine, developments in the Korean Peninsula, elimination of nuclear weapons, Global Movement of Moderates, and UN reform initiative, among others, according to the statement.

Anifah is also expected to sign on behalf of the Government of Malaysia the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the Memorandum of Understanding concerning Malaysia Airlines MH17 of the Joint Investigations Team, on September 20.

While in New York, Anifah is scheduled to have bilateral meetings with his counterparts on the sidelines of the General Assembly, as well as attending meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers' Meeting and Ministerial Meetings of the Non-Aligned Movement.