United Nations (UN)

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is quitting the UN Human Rights Council. She stressed that this move does not mean "a retreat from human rights …

De Mistura sums up results of Geneva meeting on Syria

Senior officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey held substantive talks today on how Syria’s constitutional committee will be set up and will function, and more such talks are planned within weeks, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de …

UN: situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorates

The overall security situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated since the beginning of May, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said. "Hostilities, with the use of mortars and heavy artillery, were reported …

UN hopes for progress in Karabakh conflict settlement

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed hope for progress in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the congratulatory message to Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on the occasion of his …

Erdogan stresses need to reform UN

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed the need to reform the United Nations as he pointed out Turkey’s efforts in that regard. "There’s no escaping the need to reform the United Nations. …

UN chief says Iran nuclear deal must be preserved

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres believes the Iran nuclear deal must be preserved but that this achievement can be strengthened, his spokesman said Wednesday, Expatica France reported. French President …