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Islamic State chemical weapons’ for UN Security Council agenda

Islamic State chemical weapons’ for UN Security Council agenda

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has approved a suggestion from German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier that the Security Council debates whether Islamic State militants have used chemical weapons, a German government source said on Friday. No proof has been found that the terrorist organisation has used the weapons. But witnesses from the Syrian city […]

UN needed more than ever at time of multiple crises

The world community marks United Nations Day on October 24, the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.   With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being. October 24 […]

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The Security Council adopted the resolution on traffic in small arms and light weapons

The resolution, regulating a turn of the light weapons in the world, was adopted by 14 voices and one refrained. UN, on September 27. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Council that, from bringing instability to the Sahel region of Africa to fuelling lawlessness in Guinea-Bissau, Central African Republic, Iraq and the high seas, small arms have […]

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