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UN / SYRIA / ISRAEL – TURKEY

Syria's ambassador Bashar al Ja afari accused the governments of Turkey and Israel of a "public alliance of supporting terrorism" in his country. UNTV

26 Mar 2014 | Read More »

OHCHR / PALESTINE RICHARD FALK

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Palestinian territories Richard Falk, who is ending his six-year assignment,  expressed mixed reactions to the progress of the conflict in the region. OHCHR

20 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / FELTMAN MIDDLE EAST

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told Security Council that the latest surge of fighting shows that the fragile status quo between Israelis and Palestinians is not sustainable. UNTV

18 Mar 2014 | Read More »

GA / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (17 January) called for action to address underlying threats in world hotspots, promote development and to protect the planet, in his first address of the year to the entire United Nations membership, in which he also expressed grave concern at the 'immoral and irresponsible actions' of some global leaders. UNTV

17 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA/HRC ISRAEL

Israel defended its record before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva,  marking an end to its 18-month boycott of the body over scrutiny of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories. CH UNTV

29 Oct 2013 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

The Assistant Secretary-General for political affairs, Oscar Fernandez-Taranco told the Security Council that "despite an ever challenging regional environment" there has been a small but important opening in the form of direct negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians. (UNTV

20 Aug 2013 | Read More »

ISRAEL / BAN

 Wrapping up his Middle East visit inIsrael, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that the Israelis and Palestinians, "must dispel the deep scepticism bred by 20 years of stalemate" and urged all parties to avoid actions that "risk undermining the negotiations." (UNTV)

16 Aug 2013 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Robert Serry, briefing the 15-member Council in the wake of the announcement last week by US Secretary of State John Kerry that the basis has been established to resume talks between Israelis and Palestinians, said “we do not underestimate the difficulty of developing a substantial initiative [...]

23 Jul 2013 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

The Security Council today (25 June) heard a briefing by the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, who said that given the current regional turmoil in the Middle East, it makes it "all the more imperative to build on the opening created by the diplomatic push from the United States and create a positive [...]

25 Jun 2013 | Read More »

UN / GOLAN

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the "intense" fighting in the Golan Heights, including the attack that injured two United Nations peacekeepers Thursday (6 June) and scheduled closed-door talks Friday (7 June) on the latest developments, including the decision by one of the major troop contributors to withdraw its soldiers from the mission amid [...]

7 Jun 2013 | Read More »

 

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