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Russia proposes UN resolution to preserve INF treaty

Russia has submitted a draft resolution to the UN General Assembly in support of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. The resolution follows the United States' decision to withdraw from the landmark agreement of the final days …

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 Pompeo to discuss JCPOA at UNSC meeting

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will address a UN Security Council meeting in New York on Wednesday. At the meeting he will underscore the Trump administration’s resolve to address the Iran ballistic …

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UN chief to deliver lecture to Qatar students

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will deliver a public lecture at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Qatar, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF). The lecture is part of the ‘Education City …

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De Mistura to chair Syria talks in Astana

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will chair the upcoming talks on Syria in Astana on November 28-29, de Mistura's office said in a statement. "The Special Envoy, in consultation with …

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 Israel ends death penalty practice?

This week, Israel voted in favor of a United Nations resolution calling for a global moratorium on death penalty in an effort to abolish the practice altogether. Jerusalem on November 13 was one 123 countries that supported Resolution …

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Guterres urges to stop Yemen war

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres said there was agreement among powerful members of the international community that the civil war in Yemen must come to an end. Speaking with France Inter radio …

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Syria urges UN to stop US coalition airstrikes

Today, the Syrian Foreign Ministry sent a message to the UN Security Council, urging the main international organization "to take measures to stop the airstrikes of the international coalition led by the United States and conduct an …

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Dina Powell to replace Nikki Haley at U.N.?

Dina Powell, the Goldman Sachs executive and former senior White House official, is the top candidate to replace outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, two people familiar with the matter …

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Rouhani: Europe takes big step to save JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised Europe for taking a “big step” toward maintaining business with Iran after the unilateral U.S. withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal and re-imposition of new sanctions on the …

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