Showing posts with label Antonio Guterres. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Antonio Guterres. Show all posts

Saturday, June 23, 2018

UN Secretary-General Demands End to 'Military Escalation' in Syria

fighting near the border with Jordan and Israel-occupied Golan Heights
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned about fighting in southwestern Syria which, he said, has displaced thousands of civilians and poses a threat to regional security, according to his spokesman.

Monday, June 11, 2018

UN chief calls to investigate Idlib attack

UN chief calls to investigate Idlib attack
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a new investigation regarding the recent airstrikes in the Syrian province of Idlib, the UN press service stated on Sunday.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Two-Thirds of UN Security Council Upset by Non-Implementation of Mideast Resolution

Non-Implementation of Mideast Resolution
Two-thirds of the United Nations Security Council expressed "profound concern" on Monday that a 2016 resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land that Palestinians want for an independent state was not being implemented.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

UN chief hails inter-Korean summit, ready to offer assistance

UN chief
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has hailed the "truly historic" summit between the leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea and is ready to offer further assistance, his spokesperson said Friday.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

UN chief urges Security Council to respond unitedly to chemical weapon issue in Syria

chemical weapon issue in Syria
Concerned by the persistent allegations of chemical weapon use in Syria, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Wednesday reiterated his call for the UN Security Council to demonstrate unity and resolve on the issue.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Syria blasts Silence and Apathy of UN member states over incessant terrorist attacks against civilians

Syria blasts silence of UN member states
Syria urged the UN member states to honor the values set forth in the UN Charter, namely the one calling for sparing nations the woes of wars, demanding that they take steps to unmask the real goals behind the war waged against it.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Syria calls for int’l inquiry into US-led coalition massacres in Raqqa

int’l inquiry into US-led coalition massacres in Raqqa
Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad said on Sunday that Syria supports and calls for the formation of an international commission of inquiry into the massacres committed by the US-led international coalition in the city of Raqqa, adding that Syria urges UN Secretary-General to support this proposal.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

UN Secretary-General 'Following Closely' Latest Escalation in Syria

UN Secretary-General 'Following Closely' Latest Escalation in Syria
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following closely the latest escalation of hostilities in Syria and reminding all parties to the conflict that they have to adhere to the international law, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the UN chief, said in a statement.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

UN chief wants Syria gas attacks probe to be revived

those responsible for chemical weapons use in Syria
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Thursday urged the Security Council to revive efforts to punish those responsible for chemical weapons use in Syria after Russia killed off a U.N. probe of the gas attacks.

Monday, January 1, 2018

UN chief urges world to come together in 2018 to tackle pressing challenges

In his message on the New Year, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for unity among the global community to tackle overwhelming challenges and defend values shared by all.

"On New Year's Day 2018, I am not issuing an appeal. I am issuing an alert, a red alert for our world," said the secretary-general on Sunday, which is the last day of 2017 in some countries but New Year's Day in others. (chinamedia)

Saturday, December 23, 2017

UN chief welcomes adoption of Security Council resolution on DPRK

sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the unanimous adoption of a resolution by the Security Council to tighten sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to its latest ballistic missile launch.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

UN chief warns against military action on Korean Peninsula

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday expressed concern over risk of military confrontation on the Korean Peninsula and warned against any military action.

Monday, September 18, 2017

UN's Guterres urges Kurds in Iraq to scrap referendum

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged Kurds in Iraq to scrap plans to hold a referendum on independence later this month, arguing it would detract from the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

UN chief tours Israel-Gaza border

Israel-Gaza border
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday had taken a helicopter tour of Israel-Gaza border before he continued to the besieged Palestinian enclave.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Cyprus reunification talks end without a deal : UN

Marathon talks in Switzerland aimed at ending the decades-old conflict in Cyprus wrapped up early today without a deal, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.

Friday, May 5, 2017

UN chief hopes to see accord improve lives in war-torn Syria

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday that he was encouraged by the signing of a new agreement on Syria, adding it will be crucial to improving the lives of Syrians.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

UN chief Guterres warns that Libya risks a return to widespread conflict

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Libya risks a return to widespread conflict, citing the volatile security situation in Tripoli and fighting in the eastern oil crescent and elsewhere.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Los kurdos iraquíes preparan un referéndum de independencia en los próximos meses

El representante del Partido Democrático del Kurdistán (PDK) en Mosul, Said Mamuziny, reveló en una entrevista con Sputnik los detalles de la preparación del referéndum de independencia en la región, previsto para los próximos meses.

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