The US-propelled draft resolution targeting Palestinian Hamas failed to pass a two-thirds majority threshold at the UN General Assembly vote in what is seen is a major upset for outgoing US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley.
France strongly rebuffed a German idea to share its powerful veto-wielding status at the UN Security Council (UNSC) with other EU nations. Deep rifts within the union render the proposal “a recipe for disaster,” RT has been told.
Moscow has called for an emergency UN Security Council meeting following an incident near Crimea that saw the Russian military detain Ukrainian warships for breaking into its territorial waters in violation of the UN convention.
Iran has no intention of renegotiating the nuclear deal, the nation's foreign minister says, as it already spent more than two years in negotiations and came to a conclusion that was solidified by a UN Security Council resolution.