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Israel withdraws from race for U.N. Security Council seat

Israel withdraws from race for U.N. Security Council seat Israel withdrew on Friday from a race against Germany and Belgium for two seats on the United Nations Security Council in 2019-20. Source: Israel withdraws from race for U.N. Security Council seat

Meeting of SCO Foreign Ministers’ Council Kicks Off in Beijing

Meeting of SCO Foreign Ministers’ Council Kicks Off in Beijing The meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has kicked off in Beijing in Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, a Sputnik correspondent reported Tuesday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma…

UN council rejects Russia resolution condemning Syria airstrikes

UN council rejects Russia resolution condemning Syria airstrikes The UN Security Council has rejected a resolution tabled by Russia calling for condemnation of the “aggression” by the United States and its allies against Syria. Source: UN council rejects Russia resolution condemning Syria airstrikes From News Feed

Haley: US Prepared To Act On Syria If UN Security Council Won’t

Haley: US Prepared To Act On Syria If UN Security Council Won’t US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has warned that the US will take action in Syria on its own if the UN Security Council fails to do so. The official cited last year’s attack on a Syrian airbase as an example of…

Turkey summons UN Security Council member envoys, writes to Syrian regime

Turkey summons UN Security Council member envoys, writes to Syrian regime The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Jan. 20 summoned Russia and the U.S.’s top Ankara-based diplomats to inform them about the ongoing military operation in Syria’s northwestern Afrin province.   Turkey has also summoned the Iranian ambassador to Ankara, a ministry official told Hürriyet Daily…

UN Security Council to vote on new North Korea sanctions

UN Security Council to vote on new North Korea sanctions The UN Security Council is meeting on Friday to vote on whether to impose new sanctions on North Korea, including sharply cutting limits on its imports of refined oil, forcing all North Koreans working overseas to return home within 12 months, and cracking down on…