Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for UN General Assembly session

NEW YORK: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived here to represent India on the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly and grasp several bilateral and multilateral meetings with her world opposite numbers.

She will deal with the General Debate in the morning of September 29.

Swaraj, who arrived here on Saturday, will grasp several bilateral and multilateral discussions with her world opposite numbers in addition to with the top UN officers, but even so participating in several meetings and discussions all the way through the week at the sidelines of the General Assembly session.

"Destination #UNGA73. India's External Affairs Minister @SushmaSwaraj arrives in New York for High Level Segment of @UN," India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin tweeted.



The General Debate commences on September 25. World leaders from 193 UN member states will deal with the global body.

US President Donald Trump will give his second deal with to the General Assembly on September 25.


In a tweet, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar stated "setting the stage for a week of hectic diplomacy! EAM @SushmaSwaraj arrives in New York to attend the 73rd Session of the #UnitedNations General Assembly and participate in several bilateral, plurilateral and multilateral meetings".




Earlier, following India's acceptance of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's proposal for a meeting, Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi had been slated to fulfill at the sidelines of the General Assembly.


However, the Indian government referred to as off the assembly, mentioning the brutal killings of 3 policemen in Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad freeing postage stamps "glorifying" militant Burhan Wani. Qureshi will deal with the UN General Assembly in the afternoon on September 29.
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