UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. aid chief Valerie Amos on Tuesday suggested more intervention in humanitarian emergencies as she said some states were aggressively asserting sovereignty rights to stop action being taken to protect civilians.
Amos cited Syria as an example after the United Nations Security Council had to adopt two resolutions to authorise the delivery of cross-border humanitarian aid in a bid to reach millions of people in need as a result of the country’s civil war.
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 13 (Reuters) – North Korea offered on
Tuesday to meet directly with the United States in a bid to sway
Washington after it rejected Pyongyang’s proposal to suspend
nuclear tests if annual U.S. military drills with South Korea
North Korea’s Deputy U.N. Ambassador An Myong Hun told a
news conference at the United Nations that if Pyongyang’s
proposal was accepted then “many things will be possible this
year on the Korean Peninsula.” He did not elaborate.