Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tells UN Security Council the world should reject US President Trump's Mideast plan, calling it a "Swiss cheese" deal that would limit Palestinian sovereignty without bringing lasting peace.
European Union members of the council, in a joint statement to reporters, later urged Myanmar to comply with the measures ordered by the UN’s top court, stressing that they are “compulsory under international law.”
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas earlier rejected the Israeli-Palestine plan unveiled on Tuesday by the US President Donald Trump.
The renewed cross border UN resolution will authorise the aid delivery for just six months, as Russia objected to a 12-month authorisation and vetoed aid delivery from two border crossings in Jordan and Iraq.
Officials say mortars fired by Indian troops into Pakistan-administered Kashmir targeted civilians and damaged nearly a dozen homes. Meanwhile, Pakistanis in capital Islamabad rally in support of the people of Kashmir.
China's UN Ambassador Zhang Jun told the UN Security Council that he would again request the meeting when the peacekeeping mission was ready to give a detailed briefing.
Report by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says that the overall situation in Syria deteriorated even further in 2019 and added that everything should be done to avoid a military offensive in the northwestern area of Idlib
The mission was originally supposed to end in 2020 but the ousting of president Omar al Bashir and a recommendation by the new government led the UN to extend the mission and maintain the presence of 7,800 peacekeepers.
Meanwhile, Turkish forces detained 18 people, suspected of being part of Syria's regime forces, in the northern town of Ras al Ayn, Ankara said.
The rebel leader of South Sudan Riek Machar said Sunday that he wants to further delay the setting up a power-sharing government, warning that rushing into the arrangement would lead to disaster.
Germany, Belgium, and Kuwait put their text in a final form and seek a vote on Thursday. Russia and China also put their rival text in a final form for a vote, that calls for a cessation of hostilities in September but gives no date.
The destruction of telecom towers in Somalia, allegedly by Kenyan forces, will damage Somalia's economy and could destabilise the entire Horn of Africa.
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