SG: Thank you for this opportunity to discuss climate change with the media. As you know, I just spoke to the Governments that hold in their hands the power to decisively tackle climate change.
I would like to have a brief briefing about my meeting with the President of Egypt.
This is as you may know my second visit in three days. I was here the day before yesterday. I went to Israel and I came back. From here, I am going to Jordan.
SG: Ladies and gentlemen, Good evening.
Thank you, Mr. President for welcoming me to Israel at this time.
Mr. President, you have been a man of peace all your life, I count on your wisdom to help restore calm and seek the peace for which we all long. That is the only way to bring lasting...
SG: Je suis très heureux d’être à nouveau en France.
Durant mon bref séjour à Paris, j’ai eu des entretiens très fructueux avec son excellence le Président François Hollande, M. le Premier Ministre Jean-Marc Ayrault et aussi M. le Ministre des affaires...
Konbanwa. Mata nihon ni koreta koto wo taihen ureshiku omoimasu.
[Good evening. It is a pleasure to be here in Japan once again.]
Gemba-gaimudaijin to hijyou ni yuuigina ikenkoukan wo okonau kotoga dekimashita.
[I just held very good discussions with Foreign Minister Gemba.]
Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, thank you for coming.
I just spoke to the General Assembly about the outcome of Rio+20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
Let me be clear. Rio+20 was a success.
I have just been told that we have lost seven peacekeepers from Niger in an ambush in the southwest of C?te d’Ivoire.
I am saddened and outraged. These brave soldiers died in the service of peace.
SG: Good evening, Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you for waiting and for your patience.
I am pleased to be joined by our Joint Special Envoy, H.E. Kofi Annan, and the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, H.E. Nabil El-Araby.
The Secretary-General is concerned by the tensions in Lebanon in recent days and calls on all parties to make every effort to restore calm. He regrets the loss of life and extends his condolences to the families of those who have died.
The following is a transcript of remarks made by the Secretary-General to a small group of reporters today: