Yemen’s leader says peace is possible, but flow of arms and resources to Houthi militias must stop

Yemen has made compromises and worked hard to rebuild its country and regain the trust of its people, but the head of the Presidential Leadership Council on Thursday cautioned the international community that “dealing with Houthi militias as de facto authorities” would likely reverse hard-won gains and could turn Yemen into a hotspot to export terrorism worldwide.  Source UN News Read More

Cyprus President to UN Assembly: ‘Do we have the resolve to make peace our top priority?’

President of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, emphasized the need for the UN to live up to its founding principles to ensure respect for the sovereignty of all States, and discussed steps to tackle the climate crisis during his address to the annual General Assembly debate in New York. Source UN News Read More

At UN Assembly, Bosnia and Herzegovina slams ‘foreign influence’ on its institutions

Zeljko Komsic, the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, addressed the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, railing against the impact of larger countries’ allegedly selective and exploitative immigration policies, a government defined by ethnic divisions, and the intentional undermining of his nation’s stability by its “western and eastern neighbours.”  Source UN News Read More