UN Security Council

North Korea missile test was ‘new type of ballistic rocket’

The missile, launched at a steep angle on Sunday, reached an altitude of 2,000km (1,242 miles) and travelled about 700km, landing in the sea west of Japan. North Korea said on Monday it was a test of the abilities of a

US Ambassador to UN hits Russia hard on Ukraine – CNN

"The United States continues to condemn and call for an immediate end to the Russian occupation of Crimea," said Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's envoy to the world body, CNN reports. "Crimea is a part of Ukraine. Our Crimea-related sanctions will remain

Ukraine News Today Feb.1, 2017: Trilateral Contact Group holding peace talks in Minsk; UN Security Council to discuss situation in Avdiyivka; Russian side to JCCC provides guarantees for ceasefire

Ukraine Crisis: The Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on settlement of the situation in Donbas has begun a meeting in Minsk, Belarus Darka Olifer, press secretary of Ukrainian representative in the group, former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, wrote on her Facebook page. Earlier it

Russia taking over UN Security Council presidency

Russia is taking over presidency of the United Nations Security Council from October 1, according to TASS agency. The first meeting of the Security Council chaired by Russia will be held October 3, when the agenda for the current month is to

UN Security Council to hold meeting on Donbas and Crimea

On April 28 at 22:00 Kyiv time, the UN Security Council will hold a meeting, initiated by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, as he tweeted on Tuesday, Joinfo.ua reports. "At 22:00 April 28 Kyiv time, the UN Security Council will hold

Syria talks: humanitarian aid to begin in a week

In Munich representatives of the United States, Russia and more than a dozen other countries agreed to a cessation of hostilities set to begin in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns, Reuters report. But the negotiations

Russia proposed truce in Syria in three weeks

The U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing for a ceasefire and more aid access to Aleppo, where rebel-held areas are being cut off and the United Nations has warned a new humanitarian disaster could be on the way, Reuters

UN Security Council discusses Russian president’s claims questioning borders of Ukraine

According to the statement of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine, on January 27, 2016 the delegation of Ukraine brought to the attention of the UN Security Council recent statements made by President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on January 25

Samantha Power slams Russia for its stance on Donbas

During the meeting of the UN Security Council, Samantha Power said that Russia tried to divert the settlement process in Ukraine in quite a different direction, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Information Resistance. "We are here today because Russia continues to occupy

UN Security Council is holding meeting on Ukraine

The UN Security Council is holding a meeting in New York on the situation in Ukraine, the last meeting of this year, Joinfo.ua reports. Early morning on Friday, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin  arrived in New York to participate in a meeting