Austrian FM Kurz Spoke at The UN Security Council

At the UN Security Council's open debate on the current situation in the Middle East on March 27, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz spoke about ethical and religious tensions in the region.

In the course of his visit to the UN headquarters, Minister Kurz also met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, discussing current crises as well as matters related to the UN-offices in Vienna. In his bilateral meeting with the Foreign Minister of Libya, Gebran Bassil and the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Babylon, Louis Raphael I. Sako, Minister Kurz focused on the situation of religious minorities in the Middle East. A working lunch with UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliason and other foreign ministers concluded his New York trip.