Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg at UN General Assembly

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: September 24, 2019; 18:51 ♦ (Vindobona)

Tight schedule at the Annual General Meeting in New York City. Meetings with counterparts from Iran, Javad Zarif, Belarus, Vladimir Makei and Iraq, Mohamed Ali Alhakim and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer. A speech to the UN General Assembly is scheduled for Thursday. The strengthening of Vienna as a UN location is also on the agenda.

Foreign Minister Schallenberg also met his counterpart from Iran, Javad Zarif. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Dragan Antia-Tatic

Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg is currently attending the 74th UN General Assembly in New York together with Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and Federal Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein.

The Austrian delegation's participation focuses on urgent global challenges such as climate protection, disarmament issues as well as crises and conflicts in the European…