Russia taking over UN Security Council presidency
Oct01

Russia taking over UN Security Council presidency

Russia is taking over presidency of the United Nations Security Council from October 1. The Russian delegation will be leading the work of the key structure of the global organization at a time when the situation in Syria has deteriorated, as well as at the decisive stage of elections of the new UN secretary-general. The first meeting of the Security Council chaired by Russia will be held October 3, when the agenda for the current...

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Russia stands against review of veto in UN Security Council
Sep19

Russia stands against review of veto in UN Security Council

The prerogatives of the current permanent members of the UN Security Council, including the power of veto, are not subject to review, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement regarding Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s participation in the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. As the statement says, the UN reform “should be aimed at its adaptation to today’s realities while retaining the intergovernmental essence of the...

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