Permanent Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations

President Emanuel Mori meets with American Jewish Committee (AJC)

New York (FSM Permanent Mission to the UN): September 22, 2008 - President Emanuel "Manny" Mori, in New York to participate in the 63rd general debate of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), met today with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) at its New York Headquarters.

This is the second time in as many years that President Mori has met with the AJC leadership. The President and the AJC both welcomed the growing cooperation between the AJC and the Federated States of Micronesia as an extension of an already excellent bilateral relationship between the United States and Micronesia, as well as that between Israel and Micronesia.

They discussed issues relating to the Compact including those affecting the Micronesian citizens in the United States. Ambassador Peter R. Rosenblatt, who served as U.S. Ambassador and lead negotiator to the Negotiations on the Future Political Status of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (1977-1981), and AJC Executive Director David A. Harris led the AJC delegation which also included officials from its AJC chapters.

President Mori was accompanied at the meeting by Secretary of Foreign Affairs Lorin S. Robert, FSM Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Masao Nakayama and Deputy Permanent Representative Jeem Lippwe.