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UN Security Council to discuss Ukraine on July 29

UN Security Council to discuss Ukraine on July 29

The UN Security Council may consider a resolution to support the agreements on grain exports at a meeting on Ukraine on July 29, a source in the UN said. "We're are looking for the way to support the deal, including this …

Russia not to be excluded from UN Security Council

Russia not to be excluded from UN Security Council

It is impossible to deprive Russia of the status of a permanent member of the UN Security Council, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, told PBS Newshour. …

UN council defeats Russia humanitarian resolution on Ukraine

UN council defeats Russia humanitarian resolution on Ukraine

The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday overwhelmingly defeated a Russian resolution that acknowledged Ukraine’s growing humanitarian needs. Russia and China cast affirmative votes, none of the Security Council’s members were …

Six nations request UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine

Six nations request UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine

Six nations requested a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Ukraine, the UK's permanent mission to the UN said on Twitter. The mission posted the flags of the six council nations requesting the meeting …

Russia blocks UN Security Council resolution on Ukraine

Russia blocks UN Security Council resolution on Ukraine

Russia vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate end to the operation to demilitarize Ukraine. 11 member countries voted for the adoption of the document, three abstained. The authors of the project were the …

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting

The UN Security Council scheduled an emergency meeting on Ukraine for Wednesday night, just hours after diplomats from dozens of countries took the floor at the General Assembly to deplore Russia’s actions toward the country and plead for …

Nebenzya: Russia to send food and medicine to Afghanistan soon

Nebenzya: Russia to send food and medicine to Afghanistan soon

Russia is going to deliver food, medicine and essential goods to Afghanistan in the near future, Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN Vasily Nebenzya stated at a meeting of the UN Security Council. The Russian envoy emphasized …

UNSC passes resolution on Afghanistan, Russia abstains

UNSC passes resolution on Afghanistan, Russia abstains

The United Nations Security Council on Monday passed a resolution on Afghanistan calling on the Taliban (outlawed in Russia) to ensure unimpeded evacuation of Afghans and foreign nationals. The resolution was supported by 13 Security …

UN Human Rights Council to hold special session on Afghanistan

UN Human Rights Council to hold special session on Afghanistan

The UN Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Afghanistan on August 24, its press service said on Tuesday. The session is convened at the request of Afghanistan and Pakistan, coordinator of the Organization of Islamic …

Afghanistan asks UN to convene Security Council’s meeting

Afghanistan asks UN to convene Security Council’s meeting

The chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, has asked the United Nations to call an urgent session of the Security Council to discuss the situation in the country. "The …

Russia, U.S. and China call for Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire

Russia, U.S. and China call for Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire

UN Security Council's open debate on the tensions between Israel and Palestine amid the former's attacks in Gaza ended with no concrete outcome on Sunday. Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin took the floor, …

UN Security Council meets on Israel but U.S. blocks statement

UN Security Council meets on Israel but U.S. blocks statement

The UN Security Council held another emergency meeting Wednesday on worsening hostilities between Israel and Palestinians, again without agreeing on a joint statement due to opposition from the United States, Israel's key ally, according to …