I would like to welcome the delegation of Norway led by Ms Marianne Hagen, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I would also like to thank the Secretariat and the Norwegian Government for the particularly clear and comprehensive reports as well as the Discussant, H.E. Mr Alvaro Cedeño Molinari (Costa Rica) for his truly interesting remarks. I would also like to pay tribute to the very positive and constructive role the Ambassador of Norway, Mr Harald Neple, has played in this organisation over the last few years and is an engaged Ambassador of first order.
El Director del Departamento de las Américas del Servicio Europeo de Acción Exterior, Hugo Sobral, visitó Nicaragua el 15 y 16 de junio para mantener reuniones con el gobierno, representantes de la sociedad civil y la iglesia.
Esta visita se enmarca en el esfuerzo de la Unión Europea para contribuir a una solución negociada de la crisis que afecta actualmente al país.
En sus reuniones, el Director Sobral reiteró la necesidad de cesar la violencia y transmitió su pesar por las todas las víctimas del conflicto.
In the presence of their Prime Ministers as well as high-level representatives of the European Union and the United Nations, Foreign Ministers Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias signed today at the Prespa Lake the agreement resolving the name issue, following 25 years of diplomatic negotiations between the two countries.