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Security Council unanimously approves a resolution to support the peace process in Syria
2016-02-26

Security Council unanimously approves a resolution to support the peace process in Syria

On Friday, the United Nations Security Council approved resolution 2268, submitted by Russia and the United States, to support the peace process in Syria.

Security Council welcomes the announcement of the ceasefire in Syria
2016-02-24

Security Council welcomes the announcement of the ceasefire in Syria

Rafael Ramirez, president of the United Nations Security Council, met with the press after holding closed consultations to assess the humanitarian issue in Syria.

Security Council rejects the use of chemical weapons in Syria
2016-02-22

Security Council rejects the use of chemical weapons in Syria

On Monday, the United Nations Security Council held a meeting to review the research being conducted by the Joint Investigative Mechanism on the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict

Security Council press statement on Malakal, South Sudan
2016-02-19

Security Council press statement on Malakal, South Sudan

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the violence committed by elements of the Shilluk and Dinka communities, which erupted in the protection of civilians site in Malakal, South Sudan on February 17 and continued on February 18, resulting in over 18 deaths and 50 injured

Rafael Ramirez expressed concern over the situation  in Somalia due to the presence of Al-Shabaab
2016-02-18

Rafael Ramirez expressed concern over the situation in Somalia due to the presence of Al-Shabaab

Rafael Ramirez, in his capacity as Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations Security Council, expressed Venezuela’s concern over the continued presence of Al-Shabaab and the attacks produced by this group against the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), the national forces and especially to civilians.

Security Council expressed concern about tensions in Guinea Bissau
2016-02-17

Security Council expressed concern about tensions in Guinea Bissau

Rafael Ramirez, acting as President of the United Nations Security Council, said that the members of this UN body expressed concern about the continuing tensions within the African Party for the Independence of Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde, and between national institutions of Guinea Bissau.

Security Council: Conflict in Yemen must have a political solution
2016-02-17

Security Council: Conflict in Yemen must have a political solution

The President of the United Nations Security Council, Rafael Ramirez, said that the members of this body of the UN are convinced that it is necessary to have a political, peaceful and negotiated solution in Yemen.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Delcy Rodríguez chaired  open debate in the United Nations Security Council
2016-02-15

Minister of Foreign Affairs Delcy Rodríguez chaired open debate in the United Nations Security Council

Delcy Rodríguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, presided over the ministerial open debate at the United Nations Security Council on compliance with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the organization, with regards to Venezuela's presidency of that body of the UN.

Led by Dudamel, the Simon Bolivar Orchestra offered a
2016-02-15

Led by Dudamel, the Simon Bolivar Orchestra offered a "Concert for Peace" at the UN

On Monday, the headquarters of the United Nations (UN), located in New York, USA, served as a concert hall for the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, led by Venezuela’s own Gustavo Dudamel.

Rafael Ramirez classified the unilateral sanctions as illegal
2016-02-11

Rafael Ramirez classified the unilateral sanctions as illegal

Rafael Ramirez, Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations, classified the sanctions unilaterally imposed by some countries for political purposes as illegitimate, considering them outside the international law and the UN Charter.

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