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US Urges UN to Toughen Iran’s Restrictions on Missile Testing

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NEW YORK – The United States on Thursday accused Iran of carrying out three missile launches in defiance of UN resolutions and urged the Security Council to “bring back tougher international restrictions” against Tehran, AFP reported Friday. In a letter to the council by AFP, US acting ambassador Jonathan Cohen …

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UN Chief Urges for Comprehensive Intra-Afghan Talks

UN Chief Urges for Comprehensive Intra-Afghan Talks

NEW YORK – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for direct and comprehensive talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, saying peace can only be reached through “comprehensive intra-Afghan dialogue”. In a report to the Security Council circulated on March 7, Guterres said current developments represented “perhaps the most …

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UN Calls for Afghan Women’s Active Role in Peace Process

UN Calls For Afghan Women role in peace process

KABUL – The UN chief in Afghanistan calls for an active role of women in decision-making on the peace tables as the organization marks International Women’s Day, United Nations said in a statement. As per the statement, this year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate …

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Moon Changes North Korean Minister After Collapse of Negotiations

South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday named the architect of the Kaesong Industrial Complex as the new minister of North Korean affairs, saying he would continue to advocate for inter-Korean projects despite the failure of negotiations denuclearization between the United States and North Korea, Asian …

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UN Chief Talks with India And Pakistan About Top Pakistani Officials

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NEW YORK – UN chief Antonio Guterres did not speak with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, but he discussed with Indian and Pakistani officials’ as the tensions exacerbated after the Pulwama attack, Catch News reported on Wednesday. Tensions between India and Pakistan have intensified following …

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Venezuela: US Resolution Opposes Russian and Chinese Resolution to UNSC

Russia

UNGA – Russia blocked a US resolution on Venezuela at the UN, saying the document was “written for regime change, DW reported Friday. The UN Security Council voted on two resolutions on Venezuela but failed to adopt either, with the United States, Russia and China having clashed on the issue …

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US and Russia Resolutions on Venezuela: Both Might Fail

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NEW YORK – The UN Security Council is expected to vote on February 28 on competing draft resolutions submitted by the United States and Russia on the crisis in Venezuela, Reuters reported Thursday. A resolution requires nine votes to pass the council and no veto of permanent members – the …

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UN Report Slams US Airstrikes After Record Civilian Casualties

UN slams record number of civilian casualties

KABUL – A record number of Afghan civilians, mostly women children, were killed in 2018, a new UN report said, pinning the sharp increase on US airstrike rules of engagement, relaxed after almost two decades of futile war. Despite promises from the US to reduce the number of troops currently …

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UNSC to Hold a session on Ukraine Issues

UNSC

UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council today will hold a session dedicated to the situation on the occupied territories, UN official website said Tuesday. The Spokesperson of the Permanent Representation of Ukraine to the UN, “Oleg Nikolenko” wrote on his Facebook profile, that the UN Security Council was to …

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Political Settlement Only Solution to Crisis in Yemen: US Ambassador

Yemen

NEW YORK – The U.S. ambassador to Yemen, Matthew Tueller, told U.S.-funded Alhurra TV last week, “The ongoing war in Yemen cannot be resolved militarily, rather efforts should be made by all parties to the conflict to find a political solution,” VOA reported Tuesday. He added the U.S remains committed …

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