UN Secretary-General welcomes European Games in Baku

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the June 12 opening of the First European Games in Baku.

UN Secretary-General welcomes European Games in Baku


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the June 12 opening of the First European Games in Baku. He congratulated Azerbaijan for the organisation of the Games.

At a press briefing in New York on June 11, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Ban Ki-moon hopes Azerbaijan will promote greater international and regional cooperation, he said.

The Secretary-General trusts that they will not distract from the positive role that sports and youth can play in the promotion of peace and ...


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