Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon
Secretary General of the UN
 

World mourns Russia#039s ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin

World mourns Russia's ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin

The UN Security Council issued a press statement on the death of the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, Vitaly Churkin. "The members of the Security Council mourned the Ambassador, …

UN chief: Iran may have violated arms embargo

UN chief: Iran may have violated arms embargo

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern to the Security Council that Iran may have violated an arms embargo by supplying weapons and missiles to Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah, according to a confidential …

Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon discuss Syria and Ukraine

Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon discuss Syria and Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with the UN’s outgoing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday, in the course of which they discussed some pressing issues of …

UN prepares to redeploy staff to monitor process in Aleppo

UN prepares to redeploy staff to monitor process in Aleppo

As the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) resumed this morning evacuations from besieged neighbourhoods in eastern Aleppo, the United Nations reported that it has received authorization to send 20 …

  Ban Ki-moon alarmed by reported atrocities in Aleppo

Ban Ki-moon alarmed by reported atrocities in Aleppo

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed 'grave concern' over the humanitarian situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo. "The UN chief is alarmed over reports of atrocities against a large number of …

UN urges to honor Iran deal

UN urges to honor Iran deal

The nuclear agreement between Iran and the Western powers is "robust" and the leaders of international community must honor it, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. According to him, any changes or problems …

Turkmenistan increases transit through Georgia

Turkmenistan increases transit through Georgia

Turkmenistan is planning to increase the volume of transit through Georgia. This was announced by Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow as he met Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili …

 Ban Ki-moon calls Syrian crisis #039collective#039 failure

Ban Ki-moon calls Syrian crisis 'collective' failure

The situation in Syria could be called a failure of the United Nations as the organization, but it is also a "collective" failure, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. "It is very heartbreaking and …

100 news agencies in Baku

100 news agencies in Baku

Representatives of over 100 media meet at News Agencies World Congress

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon predicts Trump will change his views on climate change

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon predicts Trump will change his views on climate change

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he is confident that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would change his approach to climate change after entering office, predicting that …

Wonder Woman to be named UN Ambassador

Wonder Woman to be named UN Ambassador

The superhero Wonder Woman will officially be given her new title of a honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls in New York on 21 October – the character’s 75th anniversary – at the United Nations …

Who will be the new UN Secretary-General?

Who will be the new UN Secretary-General?

Russia, US and Europe at odds over who should be the next boss of the United Nations

UN General Assembly recognizes refugees the world#039s main problem

UN General Assembly recognizes refugees the world's main problem

World leaders approve plan for refugee crisis at UN General Assembly

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili will be visiting New York on September 19-22 to attend 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Civil.ge reported. Kvirikashvili will address annual high-level debate of the General …

71st session of UN General Assembly starts in New York

71st session of UN General Assembly starts in New York

The 71st session of the UN General Assembly - the chief deliberative body of the world organization, which annually brings together the leaders of all the 193 countries - will be opened today at 15:00 local time. The UN General Assembly …

Ban Ki-moon: If you want to protect your image, protect children

Ban Ki-moon: "If you want to protect your image, protect children"

With children continuing to be tortured, maimed, imprisoned, starved, sexually abused and killed in armed conflict, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all countries to back their words with …

UN calls for truce during Rio Olympics

UN calls for truce during Rio Olympics

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an Olympic truce and urging all warring parties to lay down their weapons and put aside difference during the upcoming summer games in Rio de Janeiro. The UN chief said in …

UN secretary-general welcomes implementation of Iran nuke deal

UN secretary-general welcomes implementation of Iran nuke deal

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended Iran for implementing its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, reached last year with world powers, TVC news reported. The …

World reacts to victory of Turkish people over rebels

World reacts to victory of Turkish people over rebels

The international community called for quick restoration of stability in Turkey, protection of democratic institutions and stated about the inadmissibility of violence and bloodshed. European Union leaders did not exclude the possibility that an …

 Ban Ki-moon condemns Nice attack

Ban Ki-moon condemns Nice attack

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the 14 July terrorist attack in Nice.   He expresses his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims of this horrific act, as well as to the …

 Iran to continue missile program

Iran to continue missile program

Iran will continue its ballistic missile program, after the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said that the missile tests aren't in the spirit of the country's landmark nuclear deal with world powers. "Iran …

Ban Ki-moon condemns terrorist attack in Istanbul

Ban Ki-moon condemns terrorist attack in Istanbul

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for stepped-up cooperation in the fight against terrorism.  The U.N. chief "stands firmly by Turkey as it confronts this threat and stresses the need to intensify …

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

Ataturk International Airport has resumed its work, there are both arrivals and departures of flights, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, who arrived on the scene, stated. "Investigative measures are still …

Zero problems with neighbors: Turkey reconciled with Israel

"Zero problems with neighbors": Turkey reconciled with Israel

Israel and Turkey today reached an agreement on the normalization of relations after six years of mutual estrangement, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a press conference in Rome. "We have signed …

Ban Ki-moon: Israel and Turkey agreements are encouraging

Ban Ki-moon: Israel and Turkey agreements are encouraging

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the agreements between Israel and Turkey on normalization of relations.  At the meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem, he called them …

Daesh expelled from Fallujah. Mosul will be next

Daesh expelled from Fallujah. Mosul will be next

City of Fallujah in Iraq, one of Daesh’s strongholds, is under the control of government forces again, the head of counter-terrorism forces, Lt. Gen. Abdul Vahad Saadi stated. …

Ban Ki-moon#039s spokesman commented on Kiev#039s displeasure with his words

Ban Ki-moon's spokesman commented on Kiev's displeasure with his words

The Kiev government was outraged by remarks made by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about the crucial role Russia can play in ending conflicts, Reuters reports. However, when asked about the …

SPIEF 2016 kicks off in St.Petersburg

SPIEF 2016 kicks off in St.Petersburg

The XX St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is opening today in the Expoforum congress and exhibition center. The event will be attended by representatives of 600 Russian and some 500 foreign companies from 60 countries - the …

 Putin and Sarkozy to have dinner in St. Petersburg

Putin and Sarkozy to have dinner in St. Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin will have an informal meeting with former French President Nikolas Sarkozy in St. Petersburg today. Earlier, Putin's aide Yuri Ushakov said …

West reaches out to Russia despite sanctions

West reaches out to Russia despite sanctions

Despite the ongoing sanction confrontation, the West is still interested in cooperation with Russia, which is evidenced by great interest of its business community in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russian President Vladimir …