Maia Sandu’s Diplomatic Mission: United Nations General Assembly in New York

MoldovaLive, 19 September 2023 17:00

At the invitation of the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), António Guterres, the head of state begins her visit to New York today to participate in the high-level segment of the 78th session of the General Assembly. The central theme of the current session of the General Assembly is “Rebuilding Trust and Revitalizing Global […] The post Maia Sandu’s Diplomatic Mission: United Nations General Assembly in New York appeared first on Moldova.

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