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

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Trump Threatens Countries With Funding Cuts Ahead of UNGA Jerusalem Vote

Trump Threatens Countries With Funding Cuts
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday during a cabinet meeting that he is carefully watching the way countries vote in the UN Security Council and General Assembly, and those that vote against US interests could lose out on aid from the United States.

US threatens to 'take down names' of countries opposing Jerusalem decision at UN


Ambassador Nikki Haley
Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday warned countries that she will report back to President Donald Trump with the names of those who support a draft resolution rejecting the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Russia calls for US blockade of Cuba to be lifted fully and immediately

Russia calls for the US’ blockade of Cuba to be lifted in full and immediately and views the trade embargo as an example of "rude sanctions interference" in affairs of a sovereign state, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya said at a UN General Assembly session on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Trump à l'ONU menace de "détruire totalement" la Corée du Nord

"détruire totalement" la Corée du Nord
Le président américain Donald Trump a menacé mardi devant l'ONU de "détruire totalement" la Corée du Nord, un "régime vicieux" et "corrompu", si les Etats-Unis ou leurs alliés étaient confrontés à une attaque de Pyongyang.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

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

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

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

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.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

UN General Assembly adopts resolution demanding Israel to Withdraw from Syrian Golan

The UN General Assembly, once again, adopted a resolution demanding the Israeli occupation to withdraw from the whole occupied Syrian Golan to the line of June 4th, 1967 according to the UN Security Council relevant resolutions.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

High security in UN area for annual VIP show

Following terror attacks over the weekend, barricades were up and access gates down on Tuesday for a beefed up and extended ring of security around UN Headquarters during this year's annual gathering of world leaders for the General Debate of the UN General Assembly.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Cuba celebrates historic UN vote against US-led trade embargo

Cuba on Tuesday celebrated the international community's nearly unanimous support for its appeal to abolish the US-led five-decade trade embargo against the island nation.

At a United Nations General Assembly session, delegates from 191 member nations voted in favor of a Cuban-drafted resolution calling for an end to the embargo.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Latin American leaders urge reform of UN bodies, highlight 2030 ‘agenda of change’

 UN, 28 September 2015 – Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, one of several leaders from the Latin American and Caribbean region to address the General Assembly today, warned of the urgent need for United Nations Member States to react to the plight of refugees, which she said had become a global crisis affecting peace and security.

Raul Castro calls for US to lift trade embargo (UNGA 2015)

Cuban President Raul Castro has told the UN that normal relations with the US will only be possible if America takes a number of measures including the abolition of its trade embargo.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Putin: Assad, Syrian Military 'Valiantly Fighting Terrorism'

Russian President Vladimir Putin told the United Nations General Assembly Monday that the armed forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are "valiantly fighting terrorism face to face" and that refusing to cooperate with them is "a huge mistake."

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Putin will call on UN General Assembly to fight against terrorism together

At the 70th session of UN General Assembly, Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak about reforming the United Nations, call for uniting efforts in fighting against terrorism and assess the current situation in international relations, he told US journalist Charlie Rose in an interview with CBS and PBS.

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...