United Nations

The Health Risk of Plastic in Drinking Water is Low

Consumers are not at risk, say WHO.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has defined as "low" the risk to the health of microplastics in drinking water.

The current level of small particles of plastic in drinking water does not endanger consumers, WHO said, but added that more research was needed on the topic.

UN Security Council with an Extraordinary Meeting Called at the Request of Russia and China

The UN Security Council will hold an extraordinary meeting on August 22 in connection with the US missile development in violation of the Treaty on the Elimination of Medium and Small Range Missiles, TASS reported, referring to the acting ambassador of Russia to the UN Dmitry Polyanskiy.

The meeting is called at the request of Russia and China.

'Carpathian Pumas' airlift helicopter detachment departing for UN mission to Mali

The Ministry of National Defense is making every effort for the highly trained personnel of the Romanian Air Force to be equipped with modern hardware, said Defense Minister Gabriel Les, attending on Monday the departure ceremony of the 'Carpathian Pumas' airlift helicopter detachment for a UN mission to Mali.

UN: Refusing Meat Consumption Can Help Combat Climate Change

Changing the human diet in favor of plant-based products can help combat climate change, according to UN experts, quoted by the BNR.

A large-scale report on land use and climate change indicates that high consumption of meat and dairy products from western countries is fueling global warming.

For the First Time, a Jordanian Foreign Minister is Arriving in Bulgaria

At the invitation of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ekaterina Zaharieva, the Jordanian Foreign Minister arrives in Bulgaria for the first time, the Foreign Ministry said. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ayman Safadi will visit Bulgaria from 19 to 21 August.

Deputies' spending at almost 92 ml lei in first six months of the year

The deputies' spending in the first six months of the year amounts to 91,849,485 lei, shows data released on the website of the Chamber of Deputies. The month-by-month breakdown is as follows: January - 14,294,989 lei; February - 14,362,077 lei; March - 16,018,184 lei; April - 15,870,539 lei; May - 15,586,634 lei; June - 15,716,962 lei.