UN Security Council

US Blocks UN Resolution for Palestinian State Recognition Despite Global Support

In a move sparking controversy and diplomatic ripples, the United States wielded its veto power at the United Nations to thwart a resolution advocating for the recognition of a Palestinian state. The resolution, which recommended granting Palestine full membership in the organization, faced staunch opposition from the US, resulting in its ultimate rejection.

Petkovic meets with Ziadeh

BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic met with UNMIK chief Caroline Ziadeh in Belgrade on Friday to discuss an upcoming UN Security Council session on Kosovo-Metohija and the permanently difficult position of Serbs in the province, drastically worsened by Pristina's most recent unilateral moves.

Vucic: I will write to UNGA president over procedural violations

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday evening he had spoken with the UN General Assembly president and that he would send a letter to him via a special envoy on Monday to request that all procedural breaches regarding a Srebrenica resolution be considered thoroughly.

'I am still fine': New York rattled by small earthquake, aftershock

UN Security Council diplomats were shaken in their chairs, planes got briefly grounded, and furniture rattled across New York Friday when an earthquake jolted the city that never sleeps.

No one was hurt, though, and New York's iconic skyline remained intact.

"I AM FINE," reported the Empire State Building on its X account.

Vucic: I will discuss Kosovo-Metohija issue with at least ten European leaders

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday the UN Security Council would hold a regular session on Kosovo-Metohija on April 22 and that he would discuss the situation in the province with French President Emmanuel Macron and at least ten other European leaders.

Debate on NATO aggression on FR Yugoslavia again fails to make it to UNSC agenda

NEW YORK - A debate requested by Russia to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1999 NATO aggression on the then Federal Republic of Yugoslavia has again failed to make it to the UN Security Council agenda after six of 15 members of the top UN body voted in favour and nine abstained on Thursday.

Russia, China, Algeria, Guyana, Sierra Leone and Mozambique voted for the request.