Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jaafari participated in the 42nd annual meeting of the Group of 77 and China which held at the UN headquarters in New York on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. In this meeting elected Palestine for the presidency of the group for 2019. The meeting was attended by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, UN Secretary-General, the President of UN General Assembly and all ministers of the members states of the Group .