Georgetown, Guyana – (September 27, 2015) Seizing the opportunity at the ongoing United Nations 70th General Assembly, where more than 150 world Leaders are attending, President David Granger yesterday continued a series of bilateral meetings. Early in the morning the Guyanese leader met with the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, at the United Nations Headquarters.

President Granger, along with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister Carl Greenidge and Director General, Ms. Audrey Waddell also held a meeting with the Vice President of Angola Manuel Vincente. At both meetings, President Granger took the opportunity to formally brief the countries on Venezuela’s aggression towards Guyana, while seeking their respective support. Both countries have stated that they are in support of Guyana’s position on the matter.

In addition, President Granger has said these bilateral meetings are aimed as strengthening Guyana’s relations with other countries around the world, and boosting Guyana’s image on the international front. Already, the Guyana delegation, which is in New York, has held bilateral meetings with, India, Tanzania and Kenya.

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