The United Nations Security Council will meet at China’s request on Tuesday to discuss the situation in the Indian-administered Kashmir, diplomats said. The council will meet behind closed doors for the first time since a similar gathering in August, which was also called by Pakistan ally China, after India removed[…]
The President and Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals has firmly criticised South Africa for its failure to execute an arrest warrant against a Rwandan fugitive believed to be hiding in the country. Addressing the United Nations Security Council that established the mechanism in 2010 to perform[…]
Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over “statements by US officials on their plans to develop and deploy medium-range missiles.” Moscow and Beijing want to convene the 15-member council under the agenda item “threats to international peace and security” and have requested[…]
India must have a permanent seat on the UNSC to ensure proper representation of the world’s largest democracy on the international stage, the Vice President stressed, as New Delhi continues to promulgate the council’s reform. “We must renew our efforts to gain a permanent membership of the UN Security Council[…]
Syria’s UN ambassador has suggested the US hand “a couple” of its own states over to Israel instead of flouting international law and selling others’ land for favors with the Israeli lobby, like it did with the Golan Heights. Syria’s UN Ambassador Bashar Jaafari offered a stark rebuke to the[…]
The United States came under sharp criticism from 14 other UN Security Council nations for its decision to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights in violation of international law. The Security Council met on Wednesday at the request of Syria, which in a letter to the council called the[…]
The United Nations Security Council today called on the newly formed transitional unity Government of South Sudan to end the cycles of violence and suffering and fully implement the peace agreement signed by warring parties in August 2015. In a statement to the media, the 15-nation body welcomed the formation[…]
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