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Russia Calls for U.N. Security Council Reform; West Over-Represented
The “excessive representation of the West” in decision-making should be limited to create a more balanced world order, with more input from the global east and south, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.Continue reading Russia Calls for U.N. Security Council Reform; West Over-Represented
UN Security Council holds high-level meeting on Syria
The United Nations Security Council is holding a high-level meeting on Syria in New York on Wednesday, September 21, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
The meeting, chaired by New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key, started with a briefing on Colombia, followed by a discussion of the situation in the Middle East, with special focus on Syria, after the US-Russia brokered ceasefire collapsed due to US bombing of Syrian government forces, and the subsequent attack on the Aleppo aid convoy.