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UN Security Council urges dialogue, end to US-Iran tensions

The UN Security Council on Monday called for dialogue and measures to end tensions in the Persian Gulf, but Iran rejected talks with the United States after Donald Trump imposed fresh sanctions.

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UN General Assembly elects 5 new Security Council members

The UN General Assembly on Friday elected Estonia, Niger, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tunisia and Vietnam as non-permanent members of UN Security Council, which will serve a two-year term starting from Jan. 1, 2020.

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John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions

North Korean weapons tests this month clearly violated United Nations Security Council resolutions, John R. Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Saturday, going further than President Trump in characterizing the tests of short-range ballistic missiles.

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IAF airstrikes breach security, peace: Pakistan to UN

Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, has delivered a letter to the United Nations Security Council claiming a breach of security and peace after India carried out multiple air strikes in Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.

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ISIS Still Flush with Up to $300M Cash as Loss of Caliphate Reduces Operational Expenses

ISIS has “transformed into a covert network,” including in Iraq and Syria, and “remains a threat as a global organization with centralized leadership,” the United National Security Council was told in a new report today.

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Russia, US present rival UNSC resolutions on Venezuela

Russia and the United States are trying to push through two rival resolutions at the UN Security Council to address the crisis in Venezuela.

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Russia to propose its own draft resolution on Venezuela to UN Security Council — source

Russia plans to submit to the UN Security Council (UNSC) its own draft resolution on resolving the Venezuelan crisis in response to US-proposed draft that envisages new elections. Copies of both documents were obtained by TASS.

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UNSC Grants IFRC N. Korea Sanctions Exemption

The UN Security Council’s sanctions committee on North Korea has granted a sanctions exemption requested by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies(IFRC).

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France, UK Request UNSC Meeting Over Iran’s Missiles Tests – Source

The missions of France and the United Kingdom to the United Nations have requested closed UN Security Council consultations to be held on Tuesday to discuss Iran’s nuclear tests, a diplomatic source told Sputnik.

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UK to urge Security Council action over Yemen

Britain on Monday announced it was urging UN Security Council to act over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, saying there now “appears to be a window” for a peace deal.

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Trump To Chair UN Council Meeting on Iran

Donald Trump will chair a UN security council meeting on Iran this month to spotlight its “violations of international law” during the annual gathering of world leaders in New York, according to the US ambassador, Nikki Haley.

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Outgoing UN Human Rights Chief Warns UN Could Collapse

The outgoing United Nations’ human rights chief says the power held by the five permanent members of the Security Council could cause the U.N. to “collapse.”

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UN Security Council urges Myanmar to ease Rohingyas’ safe return

The United Nations Security Council on Monday urged Myanmar to step up efforts for Rohingya refugees to return to the country safely and voluntarily.

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Aided by Russia, North Korea evades UN sanctions and cheats vessels supplying petroleum

China and Russia on July 19 delayed a US bid to the 15-member United Nations Security Council to halt refined petroleum exports to North Korea, asking for more detail on a US accusation that Pyongyang breached sanctions, Reuters reported.

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UN Security Council set to discuss Gaza after a deadly day

The U.N. Security Council plans to meet Tuesday to discuss violence along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, following the deadliest day there since a 2014 war.

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