Minister Dacic in New York, attending a gathering on Hurricane Irma

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic attended in New York, today, the High-Level Meeting on Hurricane Irma – the impact and assistance to survivors.

The Meeting was presided over by President of the UN General Assembly Miroslav Lajcak, who also spoke at the Meeting, which was also addressed by UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, as well as the highest representatives of the States hit by the hurricane.

In his brief meetings with a number of officials from the hurricane-stricken areas (Bahamas, Barbados), Minister Ivica Dacic expressed his heartfelt sympathies for the human losses and material destruction sustained, supporting the efforts to provide assistance to the affected people and normalize the overall situation.