NAM Ministerial Meeting concluded in Havana with a strongest movement
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- Politics and Government
- 05 / 01 / 2009
The NAM has progressively recovered the role it is to play as crucial actor in major international developments, said the Cuban Foreign Minister and noted that the meeting adopted documents under a pragmatic view, which will contribute to the preparations and holding of the 15th Summit of Heads of State and Government, scheduled to take place July 11-16 in Egypt.
Other speakers during the final session included representatives of regional groups from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe. The speakers acknowledged the importance of NAM, the efficient work carried out by Cuba during its mandate and the excellent organization of the ministerial meeting.
The Egyptian representative gave detailed and valuable information on the preparations in his country to hold the 15th NAM Summit at the locality of Sharm el-Sheikh, next July.
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations sent a greetings message to the meeting, which was read by his representative Haile Menkeiros.
The UN Secretary General underscored the serious world situation caused by the economic and financial crisis and he called on Non-Aligned countries to participate in coordinated response towards a common view on the phenomenon. “We should strengthen collective action and that includes the High-Level UN Conference on the economic and financial crisis and its impact on development, to be held in New York next June 1-3.”