Local April 11, 2012 | 11:16 am

Fernandez tackles food price speculation in the UN today

Santo Domingo.- President Leonel Fernandez will state his position on the volatility and speculation on world food prices in a speech slated to start 6am today in the United Nations, in New York.

The speech will close the High Level Debate on the Volatility of Foods and Petroleum Prices, in which UN General Assembly president Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser will also speak.

Prior to his UN speech Fernandez will address the second panel on “The Adoption of Policies to Apply Against the Excessive Volatility of Prices in Foods and Related Financial Commodities Markets,” at 3pm, centered on the topic of the UN and the international community’s roles.

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