Ecuador hands over chairmanship of the G77 + China group to Egypt

After holding the chairmanship of the United Nations’ largest negotiation group in 2017, Ecuador has proclaimed Egypt as the new chairman of the G77 + China multilateral group. Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Fernanda Espinoza, attended the handover ceremony in the United Nations headquarters in New York City on January 12. At the event, Espinoza recounted Ecuador’s achievements as leader of the G77 + China and passed the chairmanship to the African country. ‘‘We wish all the best to Egypt as president of the group and Ecuador assures its willingness to cooperate with them in order to propel the group’s…

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