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UN Chief: It’s Time To Reform Security Council, Bretton Woods

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday that it was time to reform both the Security Council and Bretton Woods to align with the “realities of today’s world.” Speaking at a press conference in Hiroshima, Japan, where the Group of Seven summit meeting had been held, Guterres said both institutions reflected the power relations of 1945 and […]

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Russia Set To Take Helm Of UN Security Council, To Critics’ Dismay

NEW YORK — On Saturday, in what some critics say sounds more like an April Fools’ joke than reality, Russia will take over the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council for the month, and no one can prevent it. With Russia’s war in Ukraine entering its 14th month, an arrest warrant being issued by the International Criminal Court for President […]

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Guterres Makes Appeals For Cross-Border Operation Aid To Syrian Refugees

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council that it is a “moral imperative” for the 15 members to renew a cross-border aid operation from Turkey into northwest Syria that assists more than 4 million people. The council must vote on renewing the mechanism by July 10. Russia says it prefers all aid to go through Damascus. U.N. humanitarian officials say […]