UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says Iran’s nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action must be preserved

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks at the UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York on April 24, 2018. (Photo by AFP) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says that Iran’s nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), must be preserved. On Wednesday, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Guterres believes […]

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United Nations Security Council must not let Syria crisis spiral out of control: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (Photo by AFP) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned that the “impasse” in the Security Council on Syria could cause the situation to spiral out of control amid threats of a US military strike against the Arab country. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the UN chief expressed regret […]

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Skripal case attack on Russia’s international role: Moscow’s UN envoy Vasily Nebenzia

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzia (Photo by AFP) Moscow’s envoy to the United Nations has slammed the anti-Russia claims in the Skripal poisoning case as an “attack” against his country’s role on the international stage, especially its Syria peace efforts. The Skripal case “questions [Russia’s] legitimacy in general. It is an attack not […]

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The United Nations’ International Labor Organization seeks rare labor probe against Venezuela

A photo of 332nd session of the governing body of the International Labor Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, 8–22 March 2018. (Photo by ILO) The UN’s labor body on Wednesday set up an investigation into alleged violations in Venezuela, following a request by a private-sector group long opposed to the Caracas government. The United Nations’ International […]

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