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UN chief congratulates on peaceful voting in Kenyan elections

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday congratulated the people of Kenya for the peaceful voting during the country’s general elections on Tuesday. The UN chief “notes the important work done by the Kenyan authorities and electoral management bodies, the active engagement of numerous national stakeholders and …

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Iran does not seek nuke weapons: FM

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iran does not seek possession of nuclear weapons, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in a phone conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday. “Nuclear weapons have no place in the doctrine of the Islamic Republic of Iran and are contrary to our policies and …

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DR Congo to reassess withdrawal of UN mission amid violent protests

Kinshaha, DRC | Xinhua | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) decided late Tuesday to reassess the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Nations stabilization mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) amid escalating protests against the MONUSCO in the eastern part of the country, government spokesman Patrick Muyaya said. Thirty-six people …

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UN chief outraged after peacekeepers kill two in DRC

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed outrage after UN peacekeepers opened fire and killed two residents in a border town between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda. In Kasindi, North Kivu province in the northeastern DRC, military personnel of the UN Organization Stabilization …

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UN chief calls for action to honor Nelson Mandela’s legacy

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday described Nelson Mandela as a “moral compass,” calling for honoring the former South African president’s legacy by taking action. “Nelson Mandela was a healer of communities and a mentor to generations,” Guterres said in his message to mark the …

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