DISTINGUISHED PRESIDENT VOLKAN BOZKIR!
DISTINGUISHED SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES!
DISTINGUISHED HEADS OF DELEGATIONS!
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN!
The seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly is being held for the first time in the history of the United Nations in a completely new format – an online videoconferencing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Such a global catastrophe has not been observed on our planet in the last hundred years.