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FIJI AND POLAND EYE CLOSER COOPERATION IN LEAD UP TO COP23 & COP24

9/21/2017
Working in partnership in the lead up to COP23 and COP24, the ongoing UN negotiations on climate change, dominated talks held between Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda in New York today.

Held at the margins of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, today's meeting saw both countries, who are also incoming presidents of COP23 and COP24, identify ways to strengthen the UN negotiations process on climate change.

"The COP23 Presidency is thinking on ways to ensure the timely delivery of the Paris Agreement Implementation guidelines and we would welcome your views on this matter", Prime Minister Bainimarama said.

President Duda congratulated the Prime Minister and assured him of Poland's support of Fiji's presidency.

Today's talks was also an opportunity for the two men to look at strengthening bilateral relations as well as multilateral relations.

(Photo: Prime Minister Bainimarama presents a gift to the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda at the bilateral space at the UN in New York)
 
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