UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the opening ceremony of the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States, Sept. 18, 2012. The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) started on Tuesday its 67th session here in New York. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)
UN General Assembly begins 67th session
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) started on Tuesday its 67th session at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Vuk Jeremic, the former Serbian foreign minister who was elected president of the 67th UNGA session on June 8, said in an opening address that the General Assembly is "the only forum where all (UN) member states come together as sovereign equals to advance the aims of the UN Charter."
Pledging to faithfully serve the cause of the United Nations, Jeremic said: "I look forward to engaging with all delegations, in furtherance of shared goals and objectives." Full story