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Lavrov Says Germany ‘Worthy’ of Permanent UN Membership

Germany is worthy of a permanent seat at the five-nation UN Security Council, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said late Friday.

US and Israeli pressure on Nigeria to sell out Palestine at U.N. amounted to ‘national security threat’

Nigerian Foreign Minister Aminu Wali apologized to Palestine for Nigeria's crucial abstention on a UN Security Council vote to end the occupation, saying that the pressure on Nigeria amounted to a "national security threat." The pressure came from the US and Israel

S.African Minister Urges UN to Uphold Territorial Integrity Principle

The UN Security Council needs to be reformed in order to become “more representative and more credible,” South African Minister of State Security David Mahlobo said Tuesday.

BRICS to Help Strengthen UN Security Council - Brazilian Ambassador

The deepening of cooperation in security within the BRICS countries will help strengthen the UN Security Council, Brazilian Ambassador to Russia Antonio Guerreiro said Tuesday.

UNSC Members, 11 Regional States May Attend Geneva Conference on Yemen

Permanent representatives of UN Security Council member-countries as well as 11 regional states involved in the settlement of the Yemeni crisis will be invited to attend a conference in Geneva, which starts on May 28, a high-ranking UN source told RIA Novosti on Thursday.

Six Arab Nations Drafting New UN Bid for Palestinian Statehood

A committee of six Arab nations is working on a draft statehood bid for Palestine to be debated by the UN Security Council, the Palestinian Ambassador to Russia told reporters on Wednesday.

UNSC Condemns Terrorist Attack on Russian Embassy in Damascus

The members of the UN Security Council have condemned the Tuesday terrorist attack on the Russian Embassy in Syria's capital, Damascus.

Military Cargo Transits Through Russia to Afghanistan Expired - Government

The decision was made after the corresponding UN Security Council resolution on the topic expired.

UN Security Council Concerned About Mounting Tensions in Burundi

UN Security Council called for dialogue in Burundi as tensions in the country have been on the rise.

UN Security Council condemns Burundi coup

UN Security Council calls for the 'swift return of law' and credible elections, as rival factions clash in capital.

Mogherini Rules Out Military Action in Libya to Tackle Migrant Smuggling

On Monday, federica Mogherini asked the UN Security Council to authorize military action to detain or destroy vessels that are part of human trafficking networks in the Mediterranean.

UN Chief Mulls Peace Support Office in Ukraine

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will continue discussing a peace support office in Ukraine with the UN Security council, he told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a phone conversation Monday, a UN readout said.

EU asks UN for help with migrant crisis

Foreign policy chief tells Security Council that people intercepted at sea will not "be sent back against their will".

UNSC Resolution on Mediterranean Unlikely to Be Opposed by Russia - EU

The draft UN Security Council resolution on combatting human trafficking networks in Mediterranean that the European Union is to propose later on Monday is highly unlikely to be opposed by Russia or any other Security Council member states, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said.

U.S. asks UN to investigate reports of renewed chemical weapons use in Syria

Arutz Sheva says: The United States wants the UN Security Council to set up an investigation on the use of chemical weapons in Syria following reports of chlorine gas attacks, diplomats said Wednesday.

EU seeks UN approval to seize migrant boats, Russia against destruction

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Europe is seeking United Nations Security Council approval to seize boats used to traffic migrants across the Mediterranean from Libya, though diplomats said Russia has signaled it would not allow destruction of the vessels.

U.S. wants a UN team to lay blame for Syria gas attacks: diplomats

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States wants a team of United Nations investigators to determine who is to blame for chemicals weapons attacks in Syria in a bid to pave the way for Security Council action against those responsible, diplomats said on Tuesday.

SCO Welcomes Progress on Iran Nuclear Program - Organization Head

Iran has applied to become a permanent member of the organization but countries sanctioned by the UN Security Council are not admitted.

UN Security Council rejects Russia’s appeal for Yemen Ceasefire

The UN Security Council failed Friday to back a Russian appeal for an immediate ceasefire or humanitarian pauses in war-torn Yemen, where critical fuel shortages threatened relief efforts and doctors described desperate scenes. Russia requested an urgent meeting of the 15-member council as the Saudi-led air war on Yemen’s Houthi rebels entered a sixth week, […]

UN threatens sanctions on Mali fighters

UN Security Council calls on armed groups to cease hostilities immediately amid an upsurge in violence.

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