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Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,
I want to start by expressing my deepest apologies for not being able to join you in person.
I want to thank you profoundly for your understanding, but I am very sorry I cannot go.
As you know well, pressing global events are keeping me in New York.
My heart is very much with you.
I look forward to seeing all of you in person in the near future.
Belize is an inspired place to hold your joint Summit.