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UNITED NATIONS, September 25 (Itar-Tass) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. President Barack Obama at a bilateral meeting in New York have emphasised the importance of a political solution to the Syrian conflict, the UN press service reported on Tuesday.
“The Secretary-General met today with President Barack Obama of the United States of America. They discussed the situation in Syria, and agreed on the importance of continued UN engagement on the issue of Syrian chemical weapons, as well as the importance of a political solution and the need to avoid further loss of life,” says a release issued after the meeting that was held during the UN General Assembly’s general debate.
“The Secretary-General and President Obama discussed relations between the United States and Iran, and the importance of progress on the nuclear issue. In addition, they discussed ongoing efforts in support of Somalia, Mali, Congo, Human Rights and UN reform, according to the press service.