UN Council supports peace agreements for Ukraine and urges to apply them

The Security Council of the UN supported in a resolution yesterday the peace agreements reached in Minsk for Ukraine and urged all parties to implement them in full. The resolution, sponsored by Russia, was approved with the support of 15 members of the highest decision making...

UN: Security Council approves statement to achieve a “sustainable peace”

The Security Council of the UN yesterday approved a statement highlighting the need for a “comprehensive and integrated approach” to achieve “sustainable peace” in countries that have been stricken by armed conflicts. The statement was endorsed at a...

Terrorist attack that left 37 dead in Yemen is condemned by the UN

The Security Council and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the bomb attack on the police academy in Yemen, which left 37 dead. The 15 members of the council said that the authors of the “horrific bombing” should be brought to justice and urged all...

Palestinian peace project is rejected by the Security Council of the UN

The Security Council of the UN rejected on Tuesday a Palestinian resolution on a peace agreement with Israel with 8 votes in favor, two against and five abstentions. The draft resolution, which among other things demanded the withdrawal of Israel from the Palestinian territories...

Correa justified the controversial vote of Ecuador at the UN

President Rafael Correa yesterday justified Ecuador´s vote against the request of the General Assembly of the UN Security Council, to take alleged crimes against humanity committed by North Korean authorities to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Correa said: “Ecuador...

Venezuela is elected as non-permanent member of the Security Council of the UN

Venezuela, was elected Thursday as a non-permanent member of the Security Council of the United Nations (UN) in a vote of the UN General Assembly. In addition to Venezuela, Angola, Malaysia and New Zealand were elected with two-thirds of the votes required. A second ballot will...

Ukraine calls on Western countries to maintain sanctions against Russia

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk, this Wednesday urged western countries to not lift the sanctions against Russia while Ukraine does not recover its “entire territory.” During the General Assembly of the UN, Yatseniuk once again denounced “the Russian...

Barack Obama’s Speech Points Out the Progress of the Arab Spring

The United States President, Barack Obama addressed the 67th General Assembly in the UN to preserve the “growing wave of freedom” produced by the Arab spring. Once again Obama warned to Iran that he will prevent the development of a nuclear weapon. During his speech, Obama urged...