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"Time for cool heads to prevail" as Ukraine crisis unfolds: UN Deputy Chief

Listen / Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson

Now is time for cool heads to prevail, the Deputy Secretary-General told members of the Security Council as they debated the crisis in Ukraine. The Council has been holding emergency consultations on Ukraine and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea since Friday. Ukraine has been witnessing violent unrest for several months and last week saw the [...]

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Ban "gravely concerned" about deterioration of situation in Ukraine

Listen / Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed serious concern over the deterioration of the situation in the Crimea region of Ukraine. That's according to his spokesperson, Martin Nesirky, who read a statement to the press on Saturday. Nesirky said Mr. Ban Ki-moon continued to closely follow the seriously and rapidly unfolding events in Ukraine. "The Secretary-General reiterates [...]

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UN Senior Advisor urges for calm in Ukraine's Crimea region

Listen / Robert Serry

A senior advisor to the UN Secretary-General has urged for calm and restraint in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in Ukraine. Robert Serry shared this message on Saturday as he wrapped up a three-day fact finding mission to the country. Tensions have been mounting in recent days in Crimea, with media now reporting that the [...]

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