Security Council

ForMin Melescanu attends FAC meeting in Brussels that discusses political, security situation in Ukraine

Romania's Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu attended a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Brussels on Monday that discussed current foreign policy affairs such as Ukraine, Syria, the Horn of Africa and Venezuela.

Haradinaj says communication has been cut with UN mission

Haradinaj also says he does not think the letters this mission is sending to the UN reflect the truth.

According to the Radio Free Europe, this statement came after UN Secretary-Heneral Antonio Guterres assessed in his latest regular report on Kosovo that the biggest problem in relations between Belgrade and Pristina is the tax (increased by) 100 percent on Serbian goods.

Venezuelan FM Rejects EU Ultimatum for New Election

Venezuela's foreign minister rejected a European ultimatum Saturday to hold elections within eight days, insisting that Nicolas Maduro remained the legitimate president despite US-led pressure, reports AFP. 

"Nobody is going to give us deadlines or tell us if there are elections or not," Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza told a special session of the United Nations Security Council.

Romanian Ambassador to UN pleads for deeper analysis of climate changes impact on peace and security

Romania's permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Ion Jinga, on Friday held a speech in the Security Council, in an open debate on "Maintaining International Peace and Security: Assessing the Impact of Natural Disasters Caused by Climate Changes on Peace and International Security," informs a press release sent to AGERPRES.

Another country set to withdraw recognition of Kosovo?

Speaking on Friday, Dacic said that Belgrade has managed to reinstate the Kosovo issue as "the main topic on the agenda" - and that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who was in Belgrade on Thursday as part of President Vladimir Putin's delegation, told him it was "a historic success for Belgrade that 12 countries have withdrawn their recognition of Kosovo."