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Sep 16, 2014
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U.N. chief urges nations to ‘act decisively’ on Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged countries with the capacity to do so to take decisive action against Islamic State militants, who have taken over large swaths of Iraq and Syria.

“I … urge the international community, and those with the means, to act decisively and after sober reflection,” Ban told reporters Tuesday. “It is critical to keep at the forefront the protection of civilians.”

Sep 16, 2014
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      "I am Reuters' United Nations bureau chief based in New York. My previous postings were in Berlin, Vienna, Hong Kong and Prague. I have reported from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the United States."
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