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17.04.00 – EUROPE

UN / UKRAINE

The Head of Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said that if the reports of Russia deploying troops to Ukraine prove to be true, "it would constitute a direct contravention of international law and UN charter," adding that "the UN has no independent means of verifying this information and the Russian Federation staunchly rejected these reports." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE 1

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin confirmed that the first trucks from the Russian humanitarian convoy had reached the city of Lugansk. Churkin told reporters that after it had became clear that Ukrainians were "procrastinating,"  a decision was taken and "the convoy departed." Ukrainian Ambassador Oleksandr Pavlichenko said  Russia’s actions constituted "a blatant violation of the sovereignty of [...]

22 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE 2

Speaking in his national capacity on the Russian convoys, British ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said that the UK was deeply concerned about "this provocative and unilateral action," adding that "it has nothing to do with humanitarianism, that human effort is coordinated by the UN and if the Russian Federation wanted to participate in it they [...]

22 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / CONFLICT PREVENTION 2

During an Security Council debate on conflict prevention, Israeli ambassador Ron Prosor said that "Hamas –like ISIS and Boko Haram- share a disdain for democracies, a contempt for modernity and a determination to destroy our way of life." UNIFEED-UNTV  

21 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

US ambassador Samantha Power said that urgent humanitarian assistance should be delivered to Ukraine by international humanitarian organizations that have "the expertise, experience, and independence to provide it" and should not be delivered by Russia adding that "any further unilateral intervention by Russia into Ukrainian territory – including one under the guise of providing humanitarian [...]

8 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE DISPLACED

More than 117,000 people are believed to have fled from their homes in Ukraine to other parts of the country due to the deteriorating situation the eastern region of the country. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says that over the past seven days alone more than 6,200 people have been forced from their homes. [...]

5 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / LYALL GRANT

United Kingdom ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said there was no unanimity in the Security Council for referring the situation in Gaza to the International Criminal Court (ICC).  UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Addressing the press today in New York, the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Yuriy Sergeyev urged the international community to apply "maximum political pressure" on Russia to withdraw the "Russian ethnic terrorists from Ukraine" so that international experts get full access to the crash site of the Malaysian airliner MH17. UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GREECE / SYRIAN REFUGEES

As Syrian refugees, Fewaz’s family was so desperate to gain asylum inEuropethat they entrusted their fate to smugglers. But along the way they were separated and now Fewaz does not know when or if his family will ever be whole again. UNHCR

29 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / CHURKIN

Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin said that fighting in the area of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine continues despite the UN Security Council resolution, that called for a safe, secure, full and unrestricted access to the crash site. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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