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The Group of 77 at the United Nations is a coalition of developing nations, designed to promote its members' collective economic interests and create an enhanced joint negotiating capacity in the United Nations.
"The Group of 77 believes that the main responsibility for the safety and protection of the nuclear and radioactive materials fully lies on the member states, yet safety and protection measures should not hinder development and use of the nuclear technology for peaceful purposes," he reiterated.
He said that the 'Group of 77 and China' calls on the agency to "increase its assistance to the developing countries in resolving challenges, in establishing infrastructures for safety, surveillance and management of nuclear installations and in utilizing ionic radiations".
Iran became the chairman of the Group of 77 (G-77) earlier in 2011 and has taken over the chairmanship from Algeria.
The cabinet stressed the importance of the upcoming 74th session of the UN General Assembly in mid September, where President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to deliver an important speech before the United Nations Forum, hold bilateral meetings with heads of state, as well as lead the delegation of the Group of 77 and China, which will be held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session.
This came in the speech of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delivered by Minister Plenipotentiary Ahmad Al-Farian, Counselor at Saudi Arabia's Permanent Mission to the UN , during the interactive dialogue of the Group of 77 and China which was held today.
Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad during her speech at 14th Biological Diversity Conference - Screen shot from Extra News Channel CAIRO, April 9 (MENA) - Environment Minister Yassmin Fouad said that Egypt plays a crucial role in negotiations related climate change during its chairmanship of the Group of 77 (G-77) plus China and out of its commitments towards African states during its presidency of the African Union.