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UN / UKRAINE VOTE WRAP

A draft resolution "deploring" the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH117 on 17 July which killed all 298 on board was adopted unanimously by the Security Council, calling for a "full, open and thorough investigation." UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

The Security Council called for a full, thorough and independent international investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over eastern Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

18 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / WHO MALAYSIAN AIRLINE DEATH

Colleagues and friends observed a minute’s silence in the memory of Glenn Thomas, World Health Organization (WHO) communications officer and one of the 298 people who had perished when Malaysian Airline flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. UNTV CH

18 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon formally introduced his Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, and his Deputy Special Envoy for Syria, Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy to the press. Ban also gave remarks on Israel ground invasion of Gaza and the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

17 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Ukraine's UN ambassador Yury Sergeyev,  said "the security situation in eastern Ukraine–under direct Russian coordination and connivance- continues to deteriorate," adding in that "terrorist gangs" became "crueler, more cynical and more destructive." UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / CHURKIN UKRAINE

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told reporters that "the much touted so-called Poroshenko peace plan turned out to be nothing more than a smokescreen for an intensified punitive operation in the east of the country." UNIFEED – UNTV

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE DISPLACED

The UN refugee agency said that forced displacement is rising in Ukraine with an estimated 54,400 people internally displaced – 12,000 from Crimea and the rest from the Eastern region. Over the past week, the number of internally displaced increased by more than 16,400. CH UNTV

27 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

A senior UN official told the Security Council that while there have been several steps recently to help de-escalate tensions in Ukraine, including a ceasefire that seems to be holding and the start of peace talks, the situation on the ground remains deeply worrying. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE WRAP

Ukrainian ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev announced a plan for a peaceful settlement in the eastern part of Ukraine, stressing that all the leaders in Europe, United States and in Russia have expressed their support. In response, Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin said “this is not true, that it was “premature to talk about our support for president Poroshenko's initiative [...]

20 Jun 2014 | Read More »

IMF / GREECE UKRAINE

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) spokesman confirmed that a mission will travel to Greece in a few weeks. On Ukraine, Gerry Rice said "the mission's plan is to begin work on June 24 in Kyiv, and to continue for about 2 weeks." UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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