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Russia requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran

Russia requested a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iran on Friday, diplomats said, as the United States sought to restore all U.N. sanctions on Iran in a move rejected by Moscow. Russia requested a public virtual meeting …

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UN Security Council discusses situation in Belarus

The United Nations Security Council held a discussion on Belarus Tuesday in which members were urged to do everything they can to stop the crisis from escalating. Estonia and the United States requested the dialogue, which was held …

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U.N. Security Council backs call for coronavirus truce

The U.N. Security Council finally backed U.N. chief Antonio Guterres’ March 23 call for a global truce amid the coronavirus pandemic, adopting a resolution after months of talks to win a compromise between the United States and China. …

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Zarif to address UN Security Council

Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif will deliver a speech at UN Security Council session about Resolution 2231 on Tuesday through a video conference, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said "Iranian FM held …

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U.S. makes case for maintaining arms embargo on Iran

The United States has formally asked the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran beyond October, when it is set to be progressively eased under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. UN Ambassador …

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Arms embargo to be extended on Iran?

Washington has shared a draft resolution with members of the United Nations Security Council that would extend an arms embargo on Iran indefinitely, according to diplomats. With the ban on arms transactions with Iran set to expire …

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Putin: nuclear-weapon states must trust each other

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the nuclear-weapon states must trust each other for the sake of enhancing the security on the planet. "Drawing on a shared historical memory, we can trust each other and must do …

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Russian bans US anti-Turkish statement in UN

Russia on Friday blocked a statement at the UN Security Council that called for a halt to Turkey's military operation in northeastern Syria, Anadolu Agency reports. The U.S.-drafted statement urged Turkey to end the operation and address its …

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U.S. warns Turkey of 'consequences' over Syria assault

The United States warned Turkey at the United Nations that it faced “consequences” if its assault against Kurdish militias in northeast Syria did not protect vulnerable populations or contain ISIS (the terrorist group banned in …

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U.N. Security Council to discuss Syria today

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Syria behind closed-doors today, UN Security Council's president, South African ambassador Jerry Matthews Matjila said. Earlier, the discussion of the situation …

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