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The Kremlin Announced The Expected Time Of Putin's Speech At The UN

The Kremlin Announced The Expected Time Of Putin's Speech At The UN

Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech at the UN General Assembly is expected on September 22 after 18: 00 Moscow time, RIA Novosti reports, citing Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov. According to him, the head of the state will address the UN in a video message format.

"On Friday, President Putin's speech at the UN General Assembly was recorded. You know that this year the vast majority of heads of state will address themselves in this way – via video recording. This video message has already been sent to New York. And tomorrow, on Tuesday, somewhere starting from 18:00 Moscow time, we can expect the publication of this speech," Peskov told reporters.

Earlier, Peskov told TASS that Putin plans to focus his speech on the challenge posed to the world by the new coronavirus pandemic.

The high-level week of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly will take place in New York from September 22 to 29, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said earlier. Putin will lead the Russian delegation, which will include Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky, and presidential aide Yuri Ushakov. In total, the Russian delegation will include ten people.

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