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Exclusive: Group of nations urge U.N. Security Council to take action to ensure access for Syrian aid

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States, Saudi Arabia, Britain, France and other nations are demanding the U.N. Security Council takes action to ensure aid convoys reach millions of needy Syrians as violence diminishes, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Turkey says U.S. support for Syrian Kurdish YPG 'not befitting' of an ally

Turkey's National Security Council said on Wednesday that the U.S. government's decision to arm the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in Syria was "not befitting" of a friend. In a statement released after a 4-1/2-hour meeting chaired by President Tayyip Erdogan, the council said Turkey's expectations on the matter had been disregarded. Show More Summary

At U.N., U.S. calls for pressure on Russia to try to end Syria war

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, pushed the U.N. Security Council on Thursday to focus "all eyes and all pressure" on Russia to try and end the Syrian conflict and pressed for council action even if it faces a veto by Moscow.

Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria attack, China abstains

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UNITED NATIONS, April 12 (Reuters) - Russia again cast a veto at the United Nations Security Council to shield Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, blocking a Western bid on Wednesday to condemn a deadly gas attack in Syria and push the Syrian government to cooperate with investigators. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

UN Security Council Fails to Pass Resolution Condemning Syria Attack

The United Nations Security Council has failed to pass a resolution condemning the Syrian chemical attack believed to be launched by the Assad...

Western push at U.N. to boost backing for Syria gas attack inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States, Britain and France want the United Nations Security Council to bolster its support for international inquiries into a deadly toxic gas attack in Syria that western powers blame on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

Ambassador Nikki Haley shows pictures of Syrian victims of chemical attacks at U.N. and more: April 5 in photos

4 months agoNews : Trending Now

Nikki Haley, the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations, shows pictures of Syrian victims of chemical attacks as she addresses a meeting of the Security Council; Pope Francis caresses a child as he tours the crowd in St. Peter’s...Show More Summary

Haley Blasts Russia Over Syrian Gas Attack: How Many More Children Must Die Before They Care? [VIDEO]

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The Hill reports: Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley tore into Russia on Wednesday over Bashar al-Assad’s suspected use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people the day before, as the U.N. Security Council took up a resolution condemning the attack. Show More Summary

‘Look At Those Pictures’: Nikki Haley Addresses UN About Syrian Chemical Attacks

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

While addressing the United Nations's Security Council, the United States's ambassador Nikki Haley lambasted "tired talking points in support of a peace process" that are undermined by Syria and Russia.

Russia Points Finger at Syrian Rebels for Chemical Attack

The United States and Russia will be at odds in the United Nations Security Council meeting Wednesday.

Russia, China block U.N. sanctions on Syria over gas attacks

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday cast its seventh veto to protect the Syrian government from United Nations Security Council action, blocking a bid by Western powers to impose sanctions over accusations of chemical weapons attacks during the six-year Syrian conflict.

U.N. to vote Tuesday on Syria sanctions despite Russia veto pledge

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on Tuesday on a bid by Western powers to ban the supply of helicopters to the Syrian government and to blacklist Syrian military commanders over accusations of toxic gas attacks, despite a pledge by Russia to veto the move.

U.N. Security Council Welcomes Syria Truce Despite Rebels' Warnings

7 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

The United Nations Security Council on Saturday welcomed a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war, but rebel groups threatened to abandon the two-day-old truce if violations persisted. A resolution welcoming the ceasefire, the third truce...Show More Summary

U.N. Security Council welcomes Syria truce, rebels warn they could abandon it

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Saturday welcomed a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war, but rebel groups threatened to abandon the two-day-old truce if violations persisted.

U.N. Security Council Endorses Syria Ceasefire Brokered By Russia And Turkey

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Saturday adopted a resolution endorsing a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war brokered by Russia and Turkey. Russia and Turkey announced the ceasefire this week, the third truce...Show More Summary

Britain, France Push U.N. Syria Ban, Sanctions Over Gas Attacks

Britain and France want the United Nations Security Council to ban the sale or supply of helicopters to the Syrian government and to blacklist 11 Syrian military commanders and officials over chemical weapons attacks during the nearly...Show More Summary

Syrian Government Names American Among Foreign Terrorists Caught In Aleppo [Video]

The Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, Bashar Ja’afari, held a press conference on Monday during which he addressed a United Nations Security Council Resolution 2328, which is a demand for “immediate, unhindered access” for agents to monitor the evacuation of civilians from the city of Aleppo. Show More Summary

U.N. Security Council votes to deploy monitors to Aleppo to prevent 'mass atrocities'

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution urging immediate deployment of monitors to former rebel-held eastern Aleppo, which France says is critical to prevent "mass atrocities" by Syrian forces, and especially militias. The resolution adopted Monday calls for the...

U.N. Wants Bigger Role Monitoring Aleppo Evacuations

The United Nations Security Council is due to vote Sunday on a French-drafted resolution aimed at ensuring that U.N. officials can monitor evacuations from besieged parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo and the protection of civilians who...Show More Summary

'Are you incapable of shame?': Samantha Power criticises Syria, Iran and Russia – video

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, tells the security council that the Syrian government and its allies Russia and Iran bare responsibility for killings of civilians in Aleppo. Using strong language, she accuses the three member states of putting a “noose” around civilians living in Aleppo. Show More Summary

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