Russia calls for ‘political wisdom’ in talks on UN Security Council reform

February 02, 6:32 Moscow opposes “any ideas that infringe on exclusive powers of current permanent members, including the right to veto” UN Security Council session © Spencer Platt/Getty Images UN, February 2. /TASS/. Countries should demonstrate political wisdom and try to bring their positions closer in negotiations on reforming the UN Security Council, Russia’s UN envoy…

UN chief: Denuclearization of Korean peninsula is objective

February 3, 2018   UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is encouraged by the improvement of relations between the two Koreas, but the U.N.’s objective is the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. The U.N. chief told reporters Friday that he was “especially encouraged” by the re-establishment of a military hotline between…