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A key priority for the UK government at UNGA was building broad-based support for the new Iraqi government and for international action to confront ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) and tackle Islamic extremism. Read about the UK government response to ISIL.
The UN summit on climate change saw major initiatives on climate, as over 120 leaders gathered to offer high level political support and momentum to efforts for a global climate deal at the key Paris summit in December 2015.
Representatives from the Friends of Syria, including UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, met with Syrian National Coalition President Hadi al-Bahra to demonstrate collective support for the moderate opposition led by the National Coalition.