The country will perform its responsibility within one year from September 13.

At a meeting on June 7 (New York time), the U.N. General Assembly also elected Ambassador Csaba Korosi from Hungary as the 77th President of the U.N. General Assembly, replacing Abdulla Shahid, Maldivian, President of the 76th U.N. General Assembly.

An overview of the meeting

The U.N. General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the U.N. and the only one of the U.N. with representatives from all the 193 member states. It has broad authority in the fields of political, economic, cultural and social cooperation; has the right to discuss and make recommendations on matters falling within the scope of the Charter or any matter within the competence of the organs of the U.N., for the purpose of promoting international cooperation on a global scale.

Other countries elected as Vice Presidents of the 77th U.N. General Assembly are Benin, Burundi, Kenya, Mauritania, Niger, Zimbabwe (Africa), Malaysia, Nepal, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan (Asia-Pacific), Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica (Latin America), Estonia (Eatern Europe), Israel, Australia (Western Europe and others).

During its 45-year membership of the U.N., Vietnam has shouldered many great responsibilities and made many substantial and effective contributions to the largest multilateral organization on the planet. With its proper multilateral foreign policy, in which the U.N. is the focus, Vietnam – in its new position, will continue to make more contributions to the U.N.’s lofty goals - settling conflicts and maintaining peace and stability for all the people of the world.

Source: VNA