The United Nations General Assembly, during its annual debate reviewing government policies and the world situation, has shown an increasing awareness and concern over the deteriorating world economic situation during the first two days of speeches.
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GV Delegates seated and insignia (3 shots)
SV Argentine Minister speaking
"The Argentine delegation participates in this important meeting at a critical time in the future of the world. As the President of my country said, this age has to be regarded as the "era of insecurity" because of economic and monetary tensions, widespread inflation, the large number of international political crises in various continents, and the lack and waste of natural resources; also because of sickness, hunger, insufficiency of food resources and increasing violence. One of the solutions is to try to achieve an equal and just distribution of goods. If it is not achieved soon, tensions between human beings will increase and could end in armed conflicts."
"Peace, liberty, co-operation and friendship are words that have been heard many times in this forum. Let us not commit the same mistake and repeat them without a practical content."
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Background: The United Nations General Assembly, during its annual debate reviewing government policies and the world situation, has shown an increasing awareness and concern over the deteriorating world economic situation during the first two days of speeches.
Among the delegates calling for urgent and concerted action yesterday (24 September), was the Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Alberto Juan Vignes. A translation of part of his speech before the Assembly follows: