Ban calls on Russia to continue supporting UN

The United Nations Secretary General has called on Russia to continue supporting UN efforts to bring peace and security to trouble-spots across the world.

Ban Ki-moon

Speaking in Moscow after a meeting with the Russian President, Ban Ki-moon said it was important for Russia to help the UN reach what he called their “common agenda”.

He pointed to the events unfolding in the Arab world as one example.

“The dramatic events which we are seeing in the Middle East and North Africa underscore the need for people everywhere in the world to live in freedom with prosperity, and to live with dignity.”

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