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Lavrov’s remarks at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, New York, September 28, 2018 Madam President, ladies and gentlemen, The speeches delivered during the general discussion at this session of the UN General Assembly confirm the fact that international relations are going through a very complex and contradictory historical stage. Today, we are witnesses to a collision of two opposing trends. On the one hand,

Russian FM Lavrov press conference following UNGA speech (Streamed live)

Russian FM Lavrov press conference following UNGA speech (Streamed live) Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s answers to media questions following the ISSG meeting, New York, September 22, 2016 Question: What has happened? Sergey Lavrov: Nothing has happened; we will continue consultations. Question: Can you review the results of the meeting? Sergey Lavrov: We will continue our work to provide for the observance of the ceasefire – you can call this results.

Russia Elections results, The US Military revolt and a Syrian kerfuffle SITREP by Scott Humor

Russian election results in two words: We Won! That’s it. “Bloody revolution” had been canceled. In May I posted an article, Waiting for Yalta – 2, or What the Kerry-Lavrov pact brings to the table.  In accidence with the new principles of the new world. ” Color revolutions” will not be allowed. It doesn’t mean that an illegitimate government of the US won’t stop plotting them. We simply can’t let

Kiev Junta’s victims sue Ukraine for hundreds of millions in ECHR, by Scott

Ukraine SITREP May 25, 2016   Since the beginning of the week the biggest news has been information released by Vladimir Markin, Head of Media Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation He stated that over 2000 legal complaints have been filed in ECHR court against the Ukraine regime. “According to information available to the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, since the beginning of the punitive operation

Israel Condemned by Human Rights Council in Goldstone Vote

UN Watch, 25 March 2010 The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted the Goldstone resolution this morning, with 29 in favor, 6 against and 11 abstentions. The resolution, “Follow-up to the report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict,” was submitted by Sudan on behalf of the Arab Group, Pakistan on behalf of the OIC and Palestine. The countries voting against the resolution were: the Netherlands,

US stands alone in Human Rights Council votes on Israel

UN Watch, 24 March 2010 The UN Human Rights Council has roundly condemned the State of Israel in resolutions tabled under the highly controversial agenda item 7, “Human Rights Situation in Palestine and Other Occupied Arab Territories.” Five resolutions have been tabled against Israel, amounting to the greatest number of condemnatory resolutions on a single country. The first resolution, “Human Rights in the Occupied Syrian Golan,” was adopted by a

Why are they walking out?

Predictably, a group of pro-Zionist countries has staged a walkout yesterday at the UN during Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s speech. Here are the words which triggered this walkout: How can one imagine that the inhuman policies in Palestine may continue; to force the entire population of a country out of their homeland for more than 60 years by resorting to force and coercion; to attack them with all types of arms

Speech of Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad at the United Nations

(Note: Since I very doubt that many media outlets will provide the full speech of Ahmadinejad at the UN, I grabbed the PDF of his speech on the UN website, ran it throught Kword, cleaned it up and little and posted it here. One note of caution: this version is based on the speech he submitted, and could differ from what he actually said. Also – since this text is

Breaking News: the Israelis massacre refugees in a UN compound (again)

It is an Israeli tradition of sorts to attack UN compounds in each of its war. Remember the first and second Israeli attacks on the UN compound in Qana? Well, this time the ‘glorious and invincible Tsahal’ did it again: they just attacked a UN compound in Gaza killing 40+ people who had found a shelter in this school converted into a refugee center. As always, the UN had given

Israel expels American Jewish top UN human rights official

Israel has a long history of ‘spitting’ at the United Nations. From the 1996 and 2006 Israeli artillery assaults on the UN position in Qana, Lebanon, to the refusal to let a UN investigate the Jenin massacre, the Israelis have never been shy about showing their utter contempt for international law (or any kind of law, for that matter) and the United Nations. This time, it is an American Jew

Does US Play NATO and UN Cards Against Russia?

Very interesting article from the New Slav Media (NSM) website Does US Play NATO and UN Cards Against Russia? NSM remarks: For me something wrong is going on behind the doors of US and UN. I read many times that two ways were taken under serious consideration to achieve world government/domination – 1) dissolving UN and creating sort of new League of Democracies (a’la McCain), 2) or through UN takeover.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech to the 2008 UN General Assembly

The following is a copy of Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly early Wednesday morning, as translated by the Presidency of the Islamic Republic of Iran News Service: Mr. President, Excellencies, I am grateful to the Almighty for granting me another opportunity to be present in this world Assembly. In the last three years, I have talked to you about great hopes in the bright future

FYI – UN Charter, Chapter VII, Article 51

Nothing in the present Charter shall impair the inherent right of individual or collective self-defence if an armed attack occurs against a Member of the United Nations, until the Security Council has taken measures necessary to maintain international peace and security. Measures taken by Members in the exercise of this right of self-defence shall be immediately reported to the Security Council and shall not in any way affect the authority

Statement of Bishop Artemije on Kosovo

Bishop Artemije issued the statement prior to his visit to Washington (source: PRNewswire-USNewswire) Following today’s publication of a Washington Times commentary written by former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger, former UN Ambassador John Bolton and former Assistant Secretary of Defense Peter Rodman urging the Bush Administration to withhold recognition of a unilateral declaration of Kosovo independence, His Grace, Bishop Artemije of Ras and Prizren issued the following statement prior to

Full Transcript of Iranian President Ahmadinejad speech at the United Nations

FULL TRANSCRIPT In the name of God, the compassionate and the merciful, oh, God, hasten the arrival of Imam al-Mahdi and grant him good health and victory and make us his followers and those who attest to his rightfulness. Mr. President, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased and grateful to the almighty to have the opportunity once again to attend this important universal forum. In the present tumultuous world

Russia to Veto UN Kosovo Resolution

PODGORICA, Montenegro, July 19–Russia will veto any UN Security Council resolution on Kosovo that is unacceptable to Serbia, a senior Russian official said Thursday. The statement by Boris Gryzlov, the speaker of Russia’s lower house of parliament, the State Duma, was the strongest sign yet that Russia is set on rejecting the final version of a UN draft resolution that it contends is a hidden route to the Serbian province’s

Secret UN report condemns US for Middle East failures

The Guardian: Envoy’s damning verdict revealed as violence takes Gaza closer to civil war The highest ranking UN official in Israel has warned that American pressure has “pummelled into submission” the UN’s role as an impartial Middle East negotiator in a damning confidential report. The 53-page “End of Mission Report” by Alvaro de Soto, the UN’s Middle East envoy, obtained by the Guardian, presents a devastating account of failed diplomacy