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The Director-General

Director-General Meets with First Committee Chairman

30 August 2011

The Director-General, in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference, met with Mr. Jarmo Viinanen, Chairman of the First Committee of the sixty-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly. Discussions focused on the prospects for further progress on disarmament and non-proliferation during the First Committee debates, with particular emphasis on the Conference on Disarmament. The Director-General stressed the importance of continued support for the Conference as the single multilateral negotiating body and for all Member countries to persist in the efforts to overcome the impasse.

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