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UNSC drops 'Taliban' from statement, hinting change in stance against terror group

New York: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has removed the Taliban reference from a paragraph in its statement, pertaining to the terror attack on Kabul airport, that urged the Afghan groups not to support terrorists "operating on the territory of any other country".

Under Indian presidency UNSC to hold session on Afghanistan

United Nations/UNI: The UN Security Council (UNSC) under the presidency of India, will meet on Friday to discuss and take stock of the situation in Afghanistan.

Antonio Guterres nominated for a second term as UN chief by UNSC

New York: The United Nations Security Council Tuesday voted to grant Secretary General Antonio Guterres a second term. 

UN Security Council calls on parties to fully comply with ceasefire in Gaza : Statement

Moscow/Sputnik: The UN Security Council on Saturday welcomed the ceasefire in Gaza and urged the sides to fully comply with the agreement, while stressing the need for urgent humanitarian aid to the Palestinian population following 11-day hostilities.

France, several other nations preparing draft UNSC resolution on Israel, Palestine: Source

United Nations/Sputnik: France, together with Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan, is preparing a draft UN Security Council resolution that will call for the ceasefire between Israel and Palestine as well as organizing humanitarian corridor in the conflict zone, a diplomatic source in the UN Security Council told RIA Novosti.

UNSC might not lift sanctions on Taliban: Russian diplomat

Moscow:  The Afghan government released hundreds of Taliban prisoners as part of the peace deal with the United States but even at such a scenario UN Security Council might not lift sanction over the group, according to a Russian diplomat.

Pakistan disobeying UNSC resolution on Kashmir: PoK activist writes to British MP

London/IBNS:  A political activist from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) Shabir Choudhry has written to British lawmaker and Leader of Opposition, Keir Starmer, and informed him that Islamabad is not obeying  UN Security Council's resolutions on Kashmir issue.

Amid propaganda to shift blame, China blocks draft to discuss COVID 19 pandemic issue at UNSC

New York/IBNS: China, which is believed to be the epicentre of the outbreak of COVID 19, has been opposing discussion of the issue in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) even as the Asian giant launched a massive propaganda to wash its hand of the origin of its outbreak, media reports said.

Zarif still waiting on official notice for US visa to attend UNSC meeting Iranian mission

United Nation/Sputnik/UNI: Iran’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations told Sputnik on Tuesday that it had not yet received any official notification of a visa for Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit the mission in the United States.

Pakistan urges UNSC to allow Hafiz Saeed to withdraw money for supporting family, UNSC approves request

Islamabad: Amid fighting with India over Kashmir, Pakistan has last month urged United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to allow global terrorist and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed to withdraw money to support his four-member family, media reports said. The United Nations has also reportedly approved the request by Pakistan.

With ISIL down but not out, continued vigilance is key, UN Security Council told

New York, Aug 28 (IBNS): Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations top counter-terrorism officials told the Security Council on Tuesday.

US Sec of State Pompeo credits UN's designation of Masood Azhar as global terrorist to win of American diplomacy

Washington, May 2 (IBNS): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has referred to the United Nation Security Council (UNSC)'s designation of terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as the global terrorist as a "victory for American diplomacy".

China hits back at US for 'utilising all resources' to ban Masood Azhar

Beijing, Apr 3 (IBNS): China on Wednesday hit out at the US for utilising all its resources to label Jaish-e-Mohammad supremo Masood Azhar as a designated ''global terrorist'', media reports said.

Will use all resources to hold Masood Azhar accountable for his crimes: US

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): The US has said it would "utilize all available resources” to ensure Jaish-e-Mohammad supremo Masood Azhar was held accountable for his crimes and denied China's charges that it had circumvented UN security council’s sanctions committee to blacklist the Pakistan-based terrorist.

'Positive progress' made on issue of listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist, says China

Beijing, Apr 1 (IBNS): "Positive progress" has been made in the process to resolve the issue of listing Masood Azhar, head of the Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit that claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack, as a global terrorist at the UN, China said today.