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Vote on the Syrian Use of Chemical Weapons

Feb 28, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 28 February 2017 – Nikki R. Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the UN during the Security Council meeting on Syria use of Chemical weapons on there Civilian Population today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, February 28 2017 A resolution imposing sanctions regarding the use and production of chemical weapons in Syria was rejected by the Security Council today as Russia and China vetoed the draft. After the vote, United States Ambassador Nikki Haley told the Council Russia and China had made “an outrageous and indefensible choice today” [Read More]

Who is responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria

Aug 7, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, August 07 2015 – Samantha Power, United States Permanent Representative to the UN, speaks to members of her Delegations on the way out of the UNHQ, following the adoption of resolution 2235 (2015) by the Security Council. The resolution sets out the steps for the creation of a Joint Investigative Mechanism of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to identify individuals or entities responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria. On the Photo: US Ambassador Samantha Power Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The United Nations Security Council today  gave the [Read More]

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