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UN / UKRAINE

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin today told the Security Council that Russia's military deployment in and around Crimea was "completely legitimate under Russian law, given the extraordinary situation in the Ukraine." UNTV

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IAEA / AMANO

Adressing the IAEA Board of Governors IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said "the measures implemented by Iran, and the further commitments it has undertaken, represent a positive step forward, but much remains to be done to resolve all outstanding issues” in particular, “clarification of all issues related to possible military dimensions, and implementation by Iran [...]

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GENEVA/ UKRAINE DISARMAMENT WRAP

Ukraine's ambassador to the UN in Geneva has warned that the Russian invasion of Crimea is a threat to peace and stability in Europe. CH UNTV  

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GENEVA / VENEZUELA

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Venezuela's foreign minister, Elias Jaua Milano on the sidelines of the opening of the Human Rights Council sessions in Geneva. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / UKRAINE BAN

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told delegates inGenevait was “critical to ensure full respect for and the preservation of Ukraine's independence, unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity".  He urged the Russian Federation"to refrain from any acts and rhetoric that could further escalate the situation and instead to engage constructively and through peaceful means with Ukraine." CH UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / BOR UPDATE

The Deputy Special Representative inSouth Sudan, Toby Lanzer said that he is "very hopeful that the security situation in Bor will improve to the extent that people will feel safe to go home.” UNMISS

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UN / UKRAINE REAX

United States ambassador Samantha Power said that that her government was "gravely disturbed" by reports of Russian military deployments into the Crimea and called upon Russia to pull back the military forces that are being built up in the region and to "stand down and to allow the Ukrainian people the opportunity to pursue their [...]

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UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Asked by a reporter whether Ukraine could defend itself against Russia, Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev said the thought was "very painful" but "I think we are strong enough to defend ourselves." UNTV

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GENEVA / BAN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

At the opening of the UN Human Rights Council inGeneva, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon warned that all sides involved in the fighting inSyria"are on notice." CH UNTV

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GENEVA / LAVROV HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Russia has vowed its troops will remain in Ukraine to protect Russian interests and citizens until the political situation has been “normalised”. CH UNTV  

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