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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's video message for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has been already sent to New York and will be released on Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

    "Putin's video message for the UNGA was recorded on Friday. You know that most heads of state will deliver addresses through video messages this year. The video message has already been sent to New York. We can expect the message to be published tomorrow, on Tuesday, starting around 18:00 Moscow time [15:00 GMT]," Peskov told reporters.

    Philippines' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.
    © AP Photo / Jeenah Moon
    Philippines' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.

    Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, the 75th session of the General Assembly will feature video messages from 119 heads of state and 54 heads of government.

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