Venezuela congratulates María Fernanda Espinosa for her presidency in the UN General Assembly
On the sidelines of the General Debate of the 73rd Period of Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, held a meeting on Thursday with the president of the main UN body, María Fernanda Espinosa .
“We congratulate María Fernanda Espinosa, the first woman of Our America to preside over the General Assembly of the United Nations”, the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Affairs said after his conversation with the Ecuadorian diplomat, through his Twitter account @jaarreaza.
María Fernanda Espinosa took office as president of the UN General Assembly on September 17.
“It is a privilege, it is an honor, but it is also a great challenge because we women always have to prove doubly that we are capable. There are great expectations about our ability to exercise leadership in a different way, to transform the world, to solve the problems of humanity. Therefore, the commitment, the work, should be doubly powerful”, said the former Foreign Minister of Ecuador in an interview with UN News.
Felicitamos a Maria Fernanda Espinosa, primera mujer de Nuestra América en presidir la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas. pic.twitter.com/pWyJH6LfWI
— Jorge Arreaza M (@jaarreaza) September 27, 2018