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Jean Asselborn meets UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Published Thursday March 24 2011

The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday, March 24, 2011.

The discussions focused on current international and European issues and on the UN reform process. Specifically, the situation in Libya, the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1973 and the role of NATO in this context were discussed. Developments in North Africa and in the Gulf as well as the Middle East peace process were also talked about.

The Vice-Prime Minister met furthermore with the Permanent Representatives of various regional and sub-regional groups, including the Arab League, the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Caricom and Africa to exchange views on the latest developments in their respective regions and their relationships with Luxembourg.