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NEW YORK, September 20. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in the United States for participation in the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, which opened in New York September 13, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.
Lavrov leads the Russian delegation at the UN General Assembly session.
The ministry said the Russian top diplomat's working program includes several dozen high-level events and bilateral meetings.
"The minister will attend traditional meetings of foreign ministers in multisided and regional formats, including the Collective Security Treaty Organization, BRICS, the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), the international quartet of Middle East settlement mediators and others, as well as high-level thematic events on urgent problems, organized on the sidelines of the General Assembly," the statement said.
"A meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled," it said.
On September 23, Lavrov will speak during the general political discussion at the General Assembly.