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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at the U.N. headquarters, Oct. 5, 2018. File: AP
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to Ethiopia on Friday to participate in a summit of African Union heads of state, UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in a press briefing on Wednesday.
“The Secretary-General will be traveling to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, tomorrow, where he will participate in a 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments of the African Union, being held under the theme ‘Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa,'” Dujarric said.
Guterres plans to meet with AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and hold joint discussions between the AU commissioners and senior UN Secretariat officials to address the partnership and shared priorities between the two sides.
At the summit, Guterres will also participate in bilateral meetings with Heads of State and government to tackle the issues of health and education in the AU.Source: UrduPoint News / Sputnik