Iran missile work not violating UN bans: Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin

Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin (Photo by AFP) A senior Russian diplomat has expressed surprise at an outcry provoked by the new US administration over Iranian missile work, saying Tehran’s missile tests are not violating any UN bans, legally speaking. “This outcry about Iran’s ballistic missile launches. I was surprised to hear even American experts speaking […]

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Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin says UN report on chlorine gas attack in Syria inconclusive

Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Syria and Russia have rejected findings by a UN-led investigation that claims Damascus used chlorine gas in two attacks in 2014 and 2015. “These conclusions lack any physical evidence, whether by samples or attested medical reports that chlorine was used,” said Syrian Ambassador Bashar al-Ja’afari after a closed-door UN Security […]

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