Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Tag Archives: UN Security Council

200 rights groups push for UN arms embargo on Myanmar

Reuters Photo LONDON – More than 200 civil society groups, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, called on the UN Security Council on Wednesday to impose an arms embargo on Myanmar to help protect civilians peacefully protesting a military coup. Since the military seized power on Feb 1 and ousted an ...

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UN Security Council needs structural reform: Shinzo Abe

NEW YORK: The prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, while speaking at the 74th United Nations General Assembly, noted that both the United Nations and the UN Security Council should be reformed. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for structural reforms of the UN Security Council , expressing hope ...

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UN Security Council to hold ‘closed door’ meeting on Kashmir

NEW YORK: The UN Security Council will on Friday hold a “closed door” meeting to discuss India’s move to revoke Article 370 of its Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said. UNSC President Joanna Wronecka told reporters said that they would discuss “the Jammu and ...

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Kashmir issue to be resolved peacefully under UN resolutions: China

BEIJING: China has categorically stated that Kashmir issue is a dispute from colonial history and it should be resolved peacefully under the UN Security Council resolutions. Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his interaction with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Beijing expressed serious concern over the situation ...

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UN backs resolution on sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council has called on warring parties around the globe to implement concrete commitments to fight what many speakers described as the heinous, barbaric and all-too-often silent phenomenon of sexual violence during conflict. Adopting resolution 2467 (2019) by a vote of 13 in favour to none ...

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China yet again blocks anti-Azhar move at UN

NEW YORK: China on Wednesday put on hold a request by Britain, France and the United States to add to the UN terror blacklist the leader of JeM, diplomats said. This is the fourth time China has blocked India’s bid to designate Azhar as a terrorist in the UNSC. Earlier yesterday, ...

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UN Security Council votes for Syria ceasefire

The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Sunday (AEDT) in favour of a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, after days of bombardment by the Syrian government on a Damascus suburb left hundreds of civilians dead. The resolution called for all parties to “cease hostilities without delay” across the country to enable ...

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