Showing posts with label veto. Show all posts
Showing posts with label veto. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Cuba: UN Security Council Lacks Transparency, Accountability

UN Security Council
 Cuba reiterated its long-held position that the United Nations Security Council requires more transparency, a democratic style of organization and genuine accountability, fulfilling the UN Charter's pledge to represent all member states in matters of security and international peacekeeping.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

UN resolution against Israeli settlements rescues two-state solution: Arab League

A recent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution against Israeli settlement expansion has rescued the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said in a statement Wednesday.

Friday, December 23, 2016

UN passes resolution on ending Israeli settlements

The UN Security Council has voted in favour of a resolution demanding the halt of settlement activity by Israel on occupied Palestinian territory with the United States notably abstaining.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Vienna will veto EU membership talks with Turkey: Austrian FM

Any further negotiations with Ankara over its future European Union membership will be blocked by Vienna, the Austrian Foreign Minister said, slamming Ankara’s alleged human rights violations in the post-coup crackdown on any opposition.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Putin accuses France, US of provoking Russian veto on Syria resolution

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused France and the United States of deliberately provoking Moscow's veto on a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution on Syria.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Obama would veto proposal for more scrutiny of Syrian, Iraqi refugees, White House says

US President Barack Obama would veto a proposal from Republican lawmakers in the US House of Representatives for additional scrutiny of refugees from Syria or Iraq, the White House said on Wednesday.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.