Russia said Wednesday signing a memorandum of understanding with Iran for crude oil shipments did not violate United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions restricting Tehran over its controversial nuclear programme.
The UN Security Council (UNSC) Wednesday renewed a UN mission in Cyprus for another six months to continue assisting the parties in the country to bring the division of the island to a comprehensive and durable settlement.
Russia said Tuesday it was ready to offer full cooperation with an international investigation into the downing of the Malaysian passenger jet after backing the UN Security Council resolution on the probe.
Shi`ite Muslim tribesmen handed back an army camp to the Yemeni government on Saturday, a spokesman for the group said, to try to defuse tensions caused by the capture of a provincial capital north of Sanaa this week.
The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent, said Western diplomats, who were hopeful Russia and China will support the move.
Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan said here on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must appeal to the United Nations Security Council to meet to discuss the current situation in Iraq.
Washington: Calling for moving the Indo-US relationship ahead, two influential American lawmakers have called upon the Obama Administration to work towards making India a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
The UN Security Council must impose sanctions on the Islamic extremists that abducted more than 300 schoolgirls, a leading Nigerian rights group said today, adding that expressions of concern and condemnation are not enough.
India has said the United Nations should "set its house in order" and implement the much-delayed reform of the Security Council before it seeks to embark upon an ambitious post-2015 development agenda.
Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif`s remark describing Kashmir as "jugular vein" of his country today drew sharp reaction from Congress and BJP which condemned the "provocative" and "uncalled for" statement and rejected it.
Terming Kashmir as the "jugular vein" of Pakistan, the country`s Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif today said the issue should be resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiris and in line with UNSC resolutions for lasting peace in the region.
Sri Lanka has expressed disappointment over the inclusion of rights accountability and reconciliation issues in Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon`s report on conflict-related sexual violence submitted to the UN Security Council.
In the wake of last week`s attack on a UN base in South Sudan that injured two Indian peacekeepers, India has conveyed its "deep concern" to the Security Council over the continued hostilities and lack of political dialogue in the troubled nation.