On Thursday, September 7th, 2017, the United Nations Correspondents Association hosted a reception to welcome the President-elect of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, His Excellency Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia.
Sherwin Bryce-Pease, President of the United Nations Correspondents Association delivered opening remarks and a toast amoung members of the press corps, diplomats, delegates, UN officials and UN staff.
Secretary Tillerson: @USEmbassyBurma is expressing our concerns over the detention of journalists, demanding their release…A free press is vital to #Myanmar’s transition in becoming a viable democracy, and we want Myanmar’s democracy to succeed. pic.twitter.com/7yDas5saHT— Department of State (@StateDept) December 15, 2017
“A sustained cessation of North Korea’s threatening behavior must occur before talks can begin. North Korea must earn its way back to the table ... we will in the meantime keep our channels of communication open” ~ Rex Tillerson speaking a few feet from DPRK envoy @UN Sec Council