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UN / BULGARIA ATTACK

After the Security Council today condemned Wednesday’s attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, Israeli Ambassador Haim Waxman told reporters “the fingerprints are very clear: the hand of Iran and Hezbollah are all over this attack”.

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UN / ELIASSON

UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson announced today (19 July) that the UN’s military adviser, Lt. Gen. Babacar Gaye of Senegal will be sent to Syria to ensure “strong leadership” of the UN mission there. UNTV

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UN / SYRIA

Despite the appeals for united and concerted action to help end the escalating violence in Syria, the Security Council today (19 July) failed to adopt a resolution that would have threatened sanctions on Damascus. Russia and China vetoed the resolution.UNTV

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GENEVA / WEST AFRICA DRUGS

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for West Africa, Said Djinnit said the increasing transit of drugs through the region destined primarily for Europe is exacerbating the risks to West African nations, particularly Mali. CH UNTV

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SYRIA / MOOD

The head of the United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) today asked the Security Council for “strong effective leadership” on the Syrian situation. UNSMIS

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IMF / UK

Releasing the conclusions of its annual survey of the UK economy today, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) tells UK policymakers they may need to adopt further credit easing measures and slowing the pace of fiscal tightening to avoid permanently damaging the long-run capacity of their economy. IMF

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GENEVA / FAWZI

Ahead of a Security Council meeting on Syria, the Joint Special Envoy for Syria calls for unity among the United Nations Security Council members.

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