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McKinnon departs for UN General Assembly

Published: Fri 24 Sep 1999 03:46 PM
Foreign Minister Don McKinnon leaves New Zealand tonight to travel to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, and to the Caribbean.
While in New York Mr McKinnon will deliver New Zealand's statement to the General Assembly (Wednesday) and will deliver New Zealand's statement to the United Nations Special Session on Small States (Tuesday).
Mr McKinnon will also attend the meeting of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action group (Thursday/Friday), of which he is Vice Chair. At this meeting CMAG will discuss its report to Commonwealth Heads of Government.
Throughout the week Mr McKinnon will hold bilateral meetings with a number of Foreign Ministers and Leaders and on Monday will attend a meeting for Asia-Pacific Foreign Ministers hosted by The Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright.
Following New York, Mr McKinnon heads to the Caribbean where he will meet with Leaders and Senior Ministers in Belize, Grenada, Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Antigua and Barbuda.
Mr McKinnon returns to New Zealand on 11 October.

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