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UN welcomes extension of New START treaty

The United Nations welcomed the extension of the New START treaty between the United States and Russia for five years. "We very much welcome the extension, the five-year extension of the New START as a means of maintaining …

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UN chief Guterres receives COVID-19 vaccine

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and appealed to people to get vaccinated as soon as they can while stressing that nations must ensure the vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere. …

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Сlimate change is a global emergency, UN poll finds

Nearly two-thirds of respondents believe that climate change is a "global emergency," according to a survey of 1.2 million people in dozens of countries around the globe - and many want urgent action to tackle the problem. …

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Global temperatures in 2020 among highest on record

Global temperatures in 2020 were among the highest on record and rivaled 2016 as the hottest year ever, according to international data compiled by the World Meteorological Organization. The heat came even as a global economic slowdown …

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UN Secretary-General: nuclear confrontation returns

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lauded the General Assembly's achievements and lamented its failures. "Geopolitical tensions are escalating. The threat of nuclear proliferation and confrontation has returned. Inequality …

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UN: extreme poverty level reaches 22-year low

Last year, the global level of extreme poverty increased for the first time in more than 20 years, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said at the UN Security Council meeting on maintaining peace and stability. He stated that …

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UN urges Iran to uphold terms of JCPOA deal

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges Tehran to uphold the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, his deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said at the briefing, according to the transcript posted on the UN website. According to him, the …

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British envoy arrives at Russia’s Foreign Ministry

British Ambassador to Moscow Deborah Bronnert has arrived at the Russian Foreign Ministry’s building. The discussion in the ministry is expected to focus on the situation around the United Kingdom’s sanctions imposed over …

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EU formally signs post-Brexit trade deal with UK

The European Union’s top officials formally signed the long fought-over post-Brexit trade deal with the United Kingdom on Wednesday. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and European Council president Charles …

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French senators blindly obey Turko-phobic political circles and Armenian ethnic groups

As it is known on November 18, 2020, a group of senators influenced by members of the Armenian diaspora presented a draft resolution No 145 “On the need to recognize the “Nagorno-Karabakh Republic” – that is internationally recognized as an integral part of the Republic of Azerbaijan – to the French Senate. This draft resolution was discussed and adopted by the French Senate on November 25, 2020

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