UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

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UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

GENEVA / DPRK DISARMAMENT (2:48) 

Addressing the Conference on Disarmament, the North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Su Yong said joint military exercises currently being staged by the United States and South Korea on the Korean peninsula are "unprecedentedly provocative in nature and have an especially high possibility of sparking off a war." UNTV CH

UN / SOUTH SUDAN SANCTIONS (2:08) 

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution to impose targeted sanctions on individuals and entities of South Sudan designated by a sanctions committee, also established through the same resolution. UNIFEED-UNTV 

GENEVA / HRC SOUTH KOREA (2:14) 

Speaking at the Human Rights Council, Cho Tae-yul, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Korea, said he "couldn't contain an overwhelming sorrowful pity" while listening to the foreign minister of DPRK briefing the Council about the human rights situation in North Korea. UNTV CH 

GENEVA / HRC DPRK (2:41) 

The Foreign Minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea defended the human rights record of his country saying that allegations of human rights abuses have been made simply for political reasons. UNTV CH 

UKRAINE / DISPLACED POPULATION (2:48) 

More than 2,800 residents from three towns -Debaltseve, Avdiivka and Svitlodar -in Ukraine’s Donetsk region have been evacuated, including some 700 children and 60 people with disabilities. UNHCR 

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