Showing posts with label UN General Assembly. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UN General Assembly. Show all posts

Thursday, September 22, 2022

G7 foreign ministers agree to continue support of Ukraine

G7 foreign ministers at a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York agreed to continue support Ukraine, the Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.

Cuba calls for end to US embargo in speech at UN General Assembly

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez railed against the six-decade-old economic embargo imposed by the US against his country, which he described as “vast, cruel and immoral” in his speech Wednesday at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

UN General Assembly to vote again on Ukraine: spokesperson -

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) will vote Wednesday on a draft resolution on Ukraine, the second such resolution since the start of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine, a spokesperson said Monday.

Monday, September 27, 2021

Afghanistan Withdraws Participation in UN General Assembly Debate - Sputnik International

(Sputnik) - Afghanistan withdrew on Monday its participation in the UN General Assembly high-level debates, spokeswoman for the UN General Assembly’s President, Monica Grayley, said.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Iran regains voting rights at UN General Assembly -

Iran has regained its voting rights at the UN General Assembly after a partial payment of its dues in arrears, said a UN spokesman on Friday.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

US votes against UN resolution calling for end to Cuba embargo. Israel voted again in line with the US

The 193-member General Assembly adopted the resolution with 191 votes in favor
The United States on Wednesday voted against a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for an end to the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba, as announced on Tuesday by the U.S. State Department.

US to veto UN resolution calling for end to US embargo against Cuba

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley
The United States said on Tuesday that it will vote against a UN General Assembly resolution set for Wednesday calling for an end to the US trade embargo against Cuba.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Bombastic and nationalist: Trump's UN speech in breach of UN charter, says Swedish FM

Trump's UN speech in breach of UN charter
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has slammed US President Donald Trump's first United Nations (UN) address as "bombastic and nationalist," saying the speech was "in breach of the UN charter."

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Trump says world faces destructive threats from 'rogue regimes'

US President Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump has urged United Nations member states to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he has said is the top global challenge.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Tensions avec la Corée du Nord: le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU va se réunir jeudi

le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU va se réunir jeudi
Les ministres des Affaires étrangères des pays membres du Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU se réuniront jeudi pour s'entretenir sur la prolifération des armes de destruction massive et sur la menace causée par la Corée du Nord, a-t-on appris de source diplomatique samedi.

Monday, December 26, 2016

‘Voluntarily-funded independent probe’ into Syria war crimes will serve sponsors : Churkin

The idea that an investigation “funded by voluntary contributions” will be able to maintain impartiality instead of delivering the results desired by its sponsors is somewhat dubious, said Russia’s UN envoy, who derided UNGA’s recent resolution on Syria.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

UN panel to prepare cases on Syria war crimes

The UN General Assembly has agreed to set up a panel to gather evidence on war crimes in Syria.

Draft resolution proposed by Liechtenstein and Qatar is illegitimate and undermines solution prospects: Syria

Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari said the draft resolution proposed by Liechtenstein and Qatar that calls for “laying out a mechanism for accountability for war crimes in Syria” proves the hypocrisy and the huge gap between policy and practice with regard to respecting the UN Charter and the sovereignty of the member states, and undermines the opportunities of any political solution in Syria.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Illusive concept of Syrian ‘moderates’ failed despite financing & propaganda: Churkin

Hijacked by armed extremists, the so-called moderate opposition has effectively ceased to exist in Syria, Russia's UN ambassador told the General Assembly. The forum was passing a resolution calling for the cessation of hostilities in the war-torn country.

Iran criticizes draft resolution on Syria

Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative Gholamali Dehghani on Friday said that Iran will vote against a draft resolution on the situation in Syria as it has failed to show 'realities on the ground' in the war-torn state.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

German Foreign Minister Calls for Temporary No-Fly Zone Over Syria

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier proposed to introduce a no-fly zone over Syria in order to make the ceasefire regime in the war-torn country last, as quoted by the ministerial press service on Thursday.

US statements on Syria inconsistent with reality, give wrong idea — Zakharova

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech at the UN General Assembly session looked like a show and the U.S. argumentation did not reflect the reality, the spokeswoman for Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova said in an interview with the Rossiya 24 television channel.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Turkey will not act unilaterally to "liberate" Raqqa: Erdoğan at UNGA

Turkey supports plans to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) out of its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa and it would not act alone in any such operation, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated.

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