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Security Council Press Statement: Iraq

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL   Security Council Press Statement on Iraq 31 October 2014   The members of the Security Council condemned the kidnappings and murders of scores of Sunni tribesmen in Anbar province, perpetrated by the terrorist organization operating under the name “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL), whose bodies were discovered in mass graves. Read more


Security Council Press Statement: Syria

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Security Council Press Statement on Syria 31 October 2014   The Members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the continued high level of violence in Syria and condemned all violence directed against civilians. Read more


High Level Review of UN Sanctions Briefing

UNITED NATIONS High Level Review of UN Sanctions Briefing Working Group I Chair’s Remarks Remarks by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations 31 October 2014   Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Read more


Report of the International Criminal Court

UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY - Sixth Committee Agenda Item 73 Statement by Katrina Cooper, Senior Legal Adviser, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 31 October 2014     Mr President From Australia’s vantage point as a member of the Security Council we are acutely aware that Rome Statute crimes are continuing to be committed in many locations on an alarming scale. Read more


October Wrap-up Session

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations 30 October 2014   Thank you, Madam President. Read more


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