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Commentary: Biden’s UN Ambassador: ‘White Supremacy’ Is in America’s ‘Founding Documents and Principles’
“White supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are more than domestic terror threats.”
“Iran informed the IAEA on 15 February that the country will stop implementing voluntary transparency measures under the JCPOA as of 23 February.”
When asked about the move, U.N. Secretary-General Guterres suggested that there should be “a regulatory framework with rules that allow for that to be done in line with law.”
“These pardons violate U.S. obligations under international law and more broadly undermine humanitarian law and human rights at a global level.”
“If those pledges are implemented I think they will have a positive impact on human rights in the U.S. and globally.”
Trump also attacked China’s record on the environment, but leveled no direct criticism at Beijing over human rights.
“It is not for the Secretary-General to proceed as if no such uncertainty exists.”
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that there are “unprecedented levels” of foreign interference and mercenaries in the oil-producing country.
“We’re hoping that President Trump will actually be speaking in person in the General Assembly.”
The 15-member council had been deadlocked, with most members pitted against Syrian allies Russia and China, which abstained on Saturday in the council’s fifth vote this week on the issue.
“We see a widening gap between Russia and China and the international community.”
“You in the United Nations are your brothers and sisters’ keepers in America, and you have the power to help us get justice for my brother.”
“But now is not that time.”
“To warring parties, I say: Pull back from hostilities. Put aside mistrust and animosity. Silence the guns. Stop the artillery. End the airstrikes.”