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Guterres Lauds India's Contribution to United Nations

The meeting took place on Saturday after Sushma Swaraj delivered her second annual consecutive address to the UN General Assembly sessions here.

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Updated:September 24, 2017, 7:46 AM IST
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Guterres Lauds India's Contribution to United Nations
Antonio Guterres (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
United Nations: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and praised India's contribution in the world body's efforts towards sustainable development, peace operations and tackling climate change.

The meeting took place on Saturday after Swaraj delivered her second annual consecutive address to the UN General Assembly sessions here.

She was accompanied by Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and India's Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin during the meeting.

"The secretary-general expressed appreciation for India's contributions to the United Nations on climate action, peace operations and sustainable development," a readout of the meeting issued by Guterres' office said.

During the meeting, the UN chief welcomed India's efforts to implement the '2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals', it said.

"They also discussed the importance of UN reforms," the readout said.
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