Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed that an international arms embargo on Iran would be extended “one way or another,” as the United States gears up for a final showdown at the United Nations Security Council with Russia and China over the soon-to-expire weapons bans.
The 2020 Democratic national platform includes a call to rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which has been accused of demonizing Israel and elevating leaders with questionable human rights records.
TUNIS (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Tuesday that Russia has deployed fighter aircraft to Libya to support Russian mercenaries fighting for eastern forces, adding to concerns of a new escalation in the conflict.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several aid groups criticized the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday for being unable to agree on a resolution backing U.N. chief Antonio Guterres’ call for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on combating the coronavirus pandemic.
Calls are mounting in Congress for the World Health Organization's chief to resign following multiple allegations the international group has aided China's efforts to obfuscate the number of sick and dead in that country from the coronavirus.