The "snapback" mechanism on sanctions against Iran has not been invoked, contrary to a US claim, said Vassily Nebenzia, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, in his capacity as president of the United Nations Security Council for the month of October.
The UK, France and Germany issued a joint statement Thursday, rejecting the US plan to trigger the reimposition of sanctions on Iran. This is the most resolute time for the US’ major European allies since the 2003 Iraq War to collectively say “no” to the US, which has been further isolated on the Iran issue.
The Syrian government has called on the United Nations Security Council to put an end to airstrikes being carried out by the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, saying the aerial assaults are targeting civilian and critical infrastructure in the Arab country.
Lebanon is set to lodge a complaint against Israel at the United Nations Security Council, after airstrikes launched by Israeli military aircraft targeting Syria threatened civilian airliners flying over the Lebanese airspace.
The United Nations Security Council has held a meeting on Syria with a focus on a UN-backed constitutional body for the crisis-hit country, days after the three mediators of a peace process in Syria reached a set of agreements in Geneva, Austria, on the issue.
The United Nations Security Council has held an emergency meeting to discuss the situation along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, a day after Israeli troops unleashed a brutal crackdown on Palestinian protesters, killing dozens of people and wounding over 2,700 others.
Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil says the Arab country will lodge an “urgent complaint” with the United Nations Security Council against Israel over an airstrike conducted from the Lebanese airspace on a military facility in the western Syrian province of Hama.
The emergency meeting of the United Nations (UN) Security Council ended on Wednesday without voting for the Western countries’ plan to condemn Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons in Khan Shaykhun near Idleb.