Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Addresses United Nations General Assembly
16:02 GMT 25.09.2021 (Updated: 18:39 GMT 25.09.2021)
© AP Photo / Richard DrewRussia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
© AP Photo / Richard Drew
The Russian top diplomat previously met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.
Sputnik is live from New York, where Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is addressing the UN General Assembly (UNGA) during its 76th session.
Before that, the minister held a press conference, explaining Russia's position on the most important international issues, including the situations in Syria and Afghanistan, the creation of the AUKUS pact, and other matters.
The UN General Assembly is holding the session on 21-27 September to discuss key problems on the global agenda, including the pandemic, climate issues, economic development, and security challenges.
The assembly is being held in a mixed format, with some leaders connecting via video link to deliver their speeches.
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