UN, EU leaders discuss on peace, security issues

(VOVworld) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday met with Mr Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, and Frans Timmermans, the first vice-president of the European Commission.

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President of the European Council Donald Tusk (left), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (middle) and first vice-president of the European Commission Frans Timmermans (right) at the UN Headquarters on September 18 (Photo: AFP)

They talked about the issues of refugees and migrants, and peace and security in the Ukraine and Syria. During the meeting, they discussed the ongoing efforts to address large-scale movements of refugees and migrants, including how to best push forward with the commitments enshrined in the “ New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants". Mr. Ban Ki-moon urged the European Union leaders to continue their efforts to forge a joint approach, based on shared responsibility and in line with international law. The secretary-general stressed the need to fully implement the Minsk agreements to ensure a peaceful resolution of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.