UN Security Council

U.S. develops new Mideast peace plan

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave a hint of the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians, saying it’s long, takes advantage of new technology, and has a lot both sides will like and things they …

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Lavrov: Ukraine playing with fire

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov commented on the Kerch Strait conflict, saying that sponsors of the Kiev leadership should warn Ukraine about the inadmissibility of playing with fire. He noted that it would …

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UN Security Council refuses to discuss Kerch situation

Seven members of the UN Security Council have voted against Russia's agenda of the emergency session dedicated to the violation of Russia’s borders by Ukrainian military vessels, while China, Russia, Kazakhstan and Bolivia voted in …

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UN Security Council meets on Gaza flareup

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss the escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip but there was no agreement on how to address the crisis, diplomats said. Kuwait and Bolivia requested the meeting following …

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EU adopts sanctions for chemical weapons use

The European Union set up a new sanctions mechanism targeting those who use and develop chemical weapons. At the meeting in Luxembourg EU foreign ministers agreed to the new measures, which will freeze the assets held in the block by …

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Karin Kneissl criticizes Western diplomacy in Arabic

The head of the Austrian Foreign Ministry, Karin Kneissl, addressed the UN General Assembly in an out of the ordinary way - she criticized the work of her colleagues from other Western countries, and did it not in her native German, but in …

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War in Syria comes to end, Damascus says

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said at the UN General Assembly in Syria that the Syrian war against terrorists will soon be over. "The war is coming to an end, and the situation in the country is becoming safer. Our people …

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 May urges world to act on use of chemical weapons

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that the international community needs to do more together to prevent future chemical weapons use, according to the British government's press release. "We worked closely …

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