Poll reveals every second Russian sees no real external military threatSociety & Culture June 22, 15:35
French Foreign Ministry expresses regret over assault and robbery of Russian delegateWorld June 22, 15:22
Moscow expects Russia - NATO Council meeting to be held in JulyRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 22, 15:18
Jury to deliver verdict on Nemtsov murder case on June 27Society & Culture June 22, 15:12
‘Syria Tomorrow’ opposition leader counts on Russia’s role in settling crisisWorld June 22, 14:26
Rosneft plans to increase oil refining in 2017Business & Economy June 22, 13:54
Putin lays wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in MoscowSociety & Culture June 22, 13:49
Diplomat castigates US remarks against Russian-Serbian center as ‘absurd’Russian Politics & Diplomacy June 22, 13:48
Terror attack in southern Afghanistan kills 29World June 22, 13:26
UNITED NATIONS, June 03/ /ITAR-TASS/. Russia will spare no effort to have a resolution aimed at relieving the humanitarian situation in Ukraine’s southeastern regions passed by the United Nations Security Council the soonest possible, Russian Permanent Representative at the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said on Tuesday.
“We will continue work on our draft resolutions,” he said at a news conference dedicated to the beginning of Russia’s presidency in the United Nations Security Council. He said that later in the day the Security Council members would have a meeting at the level of deputy permanent representatives to discuss Russia’s draft resolution. “We will decide what to do with this draft after these consultations,” Churkin noted.
He said Russia’s “brief non-politicized resolution” was geared to improve the humanitarian situation in Ukraine’s southeastern regions. “It can play a role in stopping violence,” he stressed.
The Russian diplomat expressed regret that “some members of the Security Council think that the situation in Ukraine could be solved by force.” “We think it is a serious mistake,” he added.