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01.02.00 – INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

GA / ISRAEL WRAP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the General Assembly (GA) not to be "fooled by Iran's manipulative charm offensive," which he said was "designed for one purpose and for one purpose only, to lift the sanctions and remove the obstacles to Iran's path to the bomb." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 2

The Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs told the General Assembly that "Washington has openly declared its right to the unilateral use of military force anywhere to advocate its own interests." Lavrov said that "military interference has become a norm even despite its dismal outcome of all operations of force the US has carried out over [...]

27 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / MALI SUMMIT

Speaking at the High-level meeting on the Malian political process, on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "peace and security must return to Mali so than refugees are able to return to their homes; so that human rights can be protected and so that public services [...]

27 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / PALESTINE ABBAS

Addressing the General Assembly  the President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas noted that he had embarked on a recently launched round of negotiations in good faith and with an open mind, strongly determined to reach a peace accord within nine months. UNIFEED – UNTV

26 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISIL 1

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution that US President Barack Obama said  ”establishes new obligations that nations must meet.” He said the legally binding resolution  requires nations “to prevent and suppress the recruiting, organizing, transporting or equipping foreign terrorist fighters as well as the financing of their travel or activities." UNIFEED – UNTV

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISIL 2

Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein, King of Jordan said "there has to be a zero tolerance policy to any country, organization, or individual that facilitates, supports or finances terror groups or provides weapons or promotes propaganda" adding that, "countries cannot comply in one theatre while making mischief in another." Speakers include: UK, Russia, Iraq, Turkey, [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / OBAMA

US President Barack Obama in his speech to the General Assembly said that small terrorist  groups  like ISIS can do “great harm.” He said "no god condones this terror. No grievance justifies these actions” and “the only language understood by killers like these is the language of force." UNIFEED – UNTV

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UKRAINE / BORN INTO CONFLICT

In Slaviansk, a Ukrainian city of 115,000, the wounds of a brutal battle in July are still open. Sasha is a baby born during the conflict. When Aliona, his mother, was 8 months pregnant the couple fled the fighting in their town of Gorlivka so that she could give birth safely. UNHCR

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Ukrainian Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev told reporters today that "the return of the Crimea is and will be an absolute priority for both domestic and foreign policy of Ukraine." He said Ukraine needs “sophisticated counterattack weaponry ” from the West, because “we are being attacked by this sophisticated weaponry from the Russian side." UNIFEED – UNTV

12 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNDOF PEACEKEEPERS RELEASE

A UN spokesperson said that at 1430 hrs local time, the 45 Fijian peacekeepers who had been detained were handed over to UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) at Position 80 in the Golan Heights and are at Camp Faouar undergoing medical attention. UNIFEED-UNTV  

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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