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UN / QUINLAN

Australian Ambassador Gary Quinlan said that efforts by key players in the Security Council to come to a resolution on Syria "went nowhere" and that there needs to be a "re-energized" diplomatic effort with the focus shifting to the G20 meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia. UNTV

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GENEVA / SYRIA MINISTERIAL MEETING

UN refugee agency head António Guterres said there was no humanitarian solution to the Syrian crisis, rather there needs to be a "political solution that ends the humanitarian crisis." (UNHCR)

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UN / ZERBO

The new Head of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO),  Lassina Zerbo, said that entry into force of the Treaty is part of member states' "own national security as well as the international peace and security." UNTV

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GENEVA / MIGRATION

The UN human rights office called for a review on how irregular migrants are treated. UN Human Rights head Navi Pillay described this category of migrants as "largely an invisible population," who are denied rights and freedoms and are taken for granted. OHCHR  

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IRAQ / SYRIAN REFUGEE BABY

The number of Syrian refugees passed the two million mark this week. Peroz  fled with her three-day-old baby and the rest of her family to Iraq. UNHCR    

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