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GA / SYRIA VOTE

In the wake of an August chemical attack in Syria which a United Nations team later confirmed had killed hundreds of civilians, the Security Council on Friday (27 September) called for the elimination of the country's chemical weapons, while endorsing a diplomatic plan for Syrian-led negotiations toward peace. UNTV

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GA / QUARTET

Secretary of State Kerry updated the Quartet on the progress in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations since the resumption of talks on 29 July, 2013. UNTV  

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GA/MALI

The new President of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keita told delegates that terrorist and rebel groups chased out of Mali earlier this year now pose a serious threat to peace and stability in the whole sub-Saharan region, calling for full international support to counter the cross-border scourge. UNTV

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GA / PAKISTAN

Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif told the General Assembly today (27 September) “the war against terrorism must be waged within the framework of international law," underlining that "the use of armed drones in the border areas of Pakistan is a continued violation of our territorial integrity." UNTV

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UNDP / FOOTBALL MATCH

President of Bolivia Evo Morales, top officials and ambassadors to the UN took time out during the General Asembly today to play a football match to support of the Secretary-General's campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women. UNDP

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GA / UK/RUSSIA/CHINA

Commenting on military interventions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that "recent years has proven that they are ineffective, meaningless and destructive", adding that this was an "extremely dangerous path leading to the erosion of the foundations of today's world order and subversion of the WMD non-proliferation regimes." UNTV  

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GA / CTBT WRAP

Hungary's Foreign Minister  János Martonyi, said that each of the eight countries that have not yet ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) "depends upon the other" to take the first step towards ratification.  Martonyi, who together withIndonesia's  Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, are presiding the Conference on Facilitating Entry into Force of the CTBT, said that [...]

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GENEVA/ SYRIA HRC

The United Nation’s top human rights body adopted a resolution Friday to allow greater access for humanitarian aid and for war crimes investigators. CH UNTV  

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GENEVA / BRAZIL SYRIAN REFUGEES

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR welcomed this week’s announcement by Brazil’s National Committee for Refugees (CONARE) of special humanitarian visas for Syrians and other nationals affected by the Syrian conflict and who wish to seek refuge in Brazil. CH UNTV  

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