Showing posts with label veto. Show all posts
Showing posts with label veto. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

German deal to handle migrants faces potential veto

German deal to handle migrants
Although German Chancellor Angela Merkel's last-minute compromise to screen migrants trying to enter Germany has not yet received necessary approval.

Friday, June 1, 2018

U.S. vetoes UN resolution on 'protecting' Palestinians

U.S. vetoes UN resolution on 'protecting' Palestinians
The United States on Friday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution proposed by Kuwait and calling for the "protection" of Palestinian Arabs in Gaza, Judea and Samaria.

US to veto Kuwait’s draft resolution on Palestinians : Nikki Haley

US to veto Kuwait’s draft resolution on Palestinians
The United States are set to veto the Kuwait-sponsored draft UN Security Council resolution on international protection to Palestinians, living on Israeli-occupied territories and in the Gaza Strip, US Permanent Representative to the UN Nikki Haley said.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Bulgarie: véto présidentiel sur la loi anti-corruption exigée par Bruxelles

Le président bulgare Roumen Radev a mis son veto mardi à une loi anti-corruption que réclamait la Commission européenne, mais qu'il juge trop faible pour donner des résultats.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Draft resolution on Jerusalem is being circulated at United Nations Security Council

United Nations Security Council
The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Commission for chemical attacks in Syria covered itself with shame: Russia

sarin tube
Joint mechanism of the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons [OPCW] has covered itself with shame by putting forward groundless charges against Damascus and Russia will agree to a prolongation of its mandate only if fundamental flaws in the commission’s work are eradicated, the Russian Ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya said on Friday.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Jaafari : La Russie a sauvé le CS de la manipulation avec des mécanismes onusiens

sarin tube
La Russie a opposé le veto contre un projet de résolution américain au Conseil de sécurité sur le prolongement de la mission du mécanisme de l’enquête conjoint ONU-OIAC sur l’usage d’armes chimiques en Syrie.

Russian Draft on JIM Mandate Renewal Fails to Be Adopted By UN Security Council

JIM Mandate Renewal Fails
The Russian draft resolution to renew the mandate of UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) put to vote by Bolivia at the UN Security Council on Thursday evening did not obtain the required number of votes, Italian Ambassador to the United Nations Sebastiano Cardi said.

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.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Veto russe à une résolution de l'ONU pour une nouvelle enquête sur les armes chimiques en Syrie

enquête sur les armes chimiques en Syrie
La Russie a opposé son veto à un projet de résolution proposée par les Etats-Unis au Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU pour prolonger d'un an l'enquête sur l'utilisation d'armes chimiques en Syrie, qui expire le 17 novembre.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Trump plans to sign Russian sanctions bill, spokesperson says

White House
The president of the United States intends to sign a bill approved by Congress which tightens sanctions against Russia, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Senate approves sanctions on Russia, sends bill to Trump for signing

Trump  signing
The US Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a packet of sanctions against Russia despite the objections of President Donald Trump, who now must decide whether to sign the bill or veto it.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

En attendant Godot: Trump may approve new sanctions on Russia, or seek 'tougher deal'

En attendant Godot
President Donald Trump could veto pending legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia in order to push "an even tougher deal," White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said on Thursday.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Turkey is vetoing Nato's co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance's partnership activities with 41 countries, the BBC understands.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Moscow rejects MSM reports on ‘Russia blocking’ UNSC condemnation of N. Korea missile test

A US-sponsored draft of UN Security Council statement condemning Pyongyang’s missile test, which some media claimed had been blocked by Russia, was actually withdrawn by Washington after a wording disagreement, Moscow said.

Russia Vetoes UN Statement on North Korea's Missile Tests

Russia derailed a proposed UN Security Council statement that would have condemned North Korea's latest missile launch test, using its veto to torpedo the motion.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Accepting Draft Resolution Would Legitimize US Strikes in Syria : Russian Envoy

Voting in favor of the draft resolution on Syria would have meant legitimizing the missile strikes the United States carried out against a Syrian military airfield last week, Russian Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations Vladimir Safronkov said after Wednesday's vote in the UN Security Council.

Syrie: le projet de résolution à l'ONU "inacceptable" pour la Russie

Le projet de résolution présenté par la France, le Royaume-Uni et les Etats-Unis au Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU et demandant la coopération du régime syrien dans une enquête sur l'attaque chimique présumée, est "inacceptable" en l'état, a estimé mercredi la diplomatie russe.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Spain to have veto rights on Gibraltar issues after Brexit takes UK out of EU

The European Union announced on Friday that no agreement between its 27 remaining members and the departing United Kingdom are to apply to the tiny disputed territory of Gibraltar without prior agreement between Spain and the UK.

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