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Tzipi Livni: Netanyahu’s pro-Kremlin politics harm Israel
Knesset deputy and former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Naetanyahu's policies towards Russia, saying they are harmful for the Israeli state.
"Why was it necessary to cancel the visit of the Prime Minister of Ukraine to Israel and how will this help our country? Netanyahu has a close relationship with Russia and he appealed to President Putin to veto an anti-Israel resolution but he received Putin’s refusal," the press release stated, which …
Russia and China blocked UN Security Council resolution on the ceasefire in Aleppo
The UN Security Council, on Monday, December 5th, failed to adopt the resolution calling for a ceasefire in Aleppo, a city that is besieged by Syrian Army forces. The document was vetoed by China and Russia. According to Moscow, the West is using humanitarian issues as a pretext for promoting a political plan that will lead to a change of government in Damascus, Deutsche Welle reported.
The text of the resolution was proposed by Egypt, Spain, and New Zealand. They put forward the requirements …
Dzhemilev to ask UN to strengthen sanctions against Russia
Ukrainian presidential envoy for Crimean Tatar Affairs, Mustafa Dzhemilev, is planning a trip to New York where he plans to make a speech at the UN Security Council. This was reported by his press service.
In an interview with the Ukrainian newspaper Day, before the trip, Dzhemilev said that he intends to announce information about human rights violations in Crimea. He also plans to ask members of the UN to strengthen sanctions against Russia.
"Every year, the UN Security Council holds a …
The persecution of Crimean Tatars will be the theme of Dzhemilev's speech at the UN
Mustafa Dzhemilev, Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for the Affairs of the Crimean Tatars spoke about his upcoming speech at the UN Security Council during the “Your Freedom” program at Radio Freedom. He said that he would talk about the situation in Crimea, particularly the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars, whose activities the Russian-controlled authorities want to ban, as reported by Krym.Realii.According to Dzhemilev, if the Mejlis is recognized as an 'extremist organization' by the de …
Ukraine Tells UN That Situation in Donbas Is Deteriorating
According to the website of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations, the UN Security Council has been officially informed about the deterioration of the situation in the Donbas region.
The press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry posed the information in such a way that the government plainly intended to "draw the attention of the international community to Russia’s neglect of the Minsk Agreement and to its full responsibility for the situation in some districts of …
Pushylin: Peacekeepers are not included in Minsk Agreement
According to Denis Pushylin, a representative of the so-called ‘Donetsk Peoples Republic’ (DPR), the self-proclaimed republic is against the engagement of the UN Security Council members in peacemaking efforts in the Donbas as requested by Kiev, reports the Donetsk News Agency (DNA), a separatist media outlet."I would like to reiterate that there is a plan for the implementation of the Minsk Agreements signed on February 12, 2015. And according to Section Three of this document, the OSCE …
Ukraine to Organize UN Security Council Visit to Donbas
The permanent representative for Ukraine at the United Nations, Vladimir Yelchenko, reported his intent to organize a visit by the members of the UN Security Council to the Donbas to demonstrate the need to deploy a peacekeeping operation.
“This idea is relatively new: organize a visit by the UN Security Council to the Donbas to show them that this UN peacekeeping operation in Ukraine is really necessary for the country and world community,” Yelchenko said on the air of the Fifth Channel. …