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Assembly Pres. & Honduran Official Discuss Reforms


Assembly President and Honduran official discuss economic and social reforms

The recent social and economic reforms in Honduras and its Government's efforts to uphold human rights topped the agenda during talks between General Assembly President Srgjan Kerim and the Central American country's Foreign Minister.

Mr. Kerim met Milton Jiménez Puerto at United Nations Headquarters in New York yesterday, according to a statement released by Mr. Kerim's spokesperson, where he received a briefing on the recent reforms undertaken by the Government.

The statement noted that Mr. Kerim commended Honduras for its efforts to protect and promote human rights, "and for its declared commitment to progress on economic and social reforms, as well as on the human rights agenda."

Mr. Kerim also thanked Mr. Jiménez Puerto for his country's support of the work of the 192-member Assembly, especially its efforts as one of the Vice-Presidents of the current session.

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