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Mexico’s president Peña Nieto arrives for UN General Assembly

New York — On Sunday evening, President Enrique Peña Nieto arrived in New York to participate in the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations.

After landing at the John F. Kennedy airport, he was greeted by Ambassador Juan José Gomez Camacho, permanent representative of Mexico to the United Nations (UN).

Peña Nieto will participate in various forums including the launch of the High Level Panel to Build a Sustainable Oceanic Economy to be held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, an initiative led by the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg.

At the invitation of the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, the Mexican president will also participate in the second One Planet Summit where he will present the actions and advances of Mexico in the fulfillment of commitments.

In addition, Peña Nieto will meet with Alicia Bárcena, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as with Michelle Bachelet, high commissioner of the United Nations for Human Rights.

He will also hold a meeting with the Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres and will participate in the World Economic Forum Summit on the Impact of Sustainable Development.

Through his social media account, the president is also aware of the deaths and devastation with the overflow of the Cutio River and continues to work with the National Civil Protection System to coordinate the government of Michoacán and elements of the Ministry of National Defense to support the affected population.