General Assembly President and Vietnamese Official Discuss Climate Change and Food Crisis

18 July 2008: General Assembly President Srgjan Kerim has

briefed Viet Nam's Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem on the priority issues of

the Assembly's current session, addressing in particular climate change, and

the global food and energy crises.

They also discussed the global economic impact

of soaring food and fuel prices. [UN press release, 18 July 2008]