TV: Islamic State re-enters ancient city of PalmyraWorld December 10, 21:20
Saudi minister says Russia led consultations process with OPECBusiness & Economy December 10, 20:41
UK foreign secretary says protection of civilians should be 'top priority' in SyriaWorld December 10, 20:31
Non-OPEC states join historic oil cut dealBusiness & Economy December 10, 20:23
Russian diplomat urges Western reporters to be unbiased in war news coverageRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 10, 20:08
Russia, Oman enter committee for control over oil production — Iraqi oil ministerBusiness & Economy December 10, 20:07
Iran's oil minister says non-OPEC countries agree to cut oil production by 600,000 barrelsBusiness & Economy December 10, 19:42
Russia, Oman enter committee on controlling oil production created by OPEC - BloombergBusiness & Economy December 10, 17:40
Source claims OPEC and non-OPEC states finalizing results of meeting, agreement 'close'Business & Economy December 10, 17:07
UNITED NATIONS, October 13. /TASS/. The UN General Assembly will on Thursday consider the issue of appointing former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres as the next Secretary General of the United Nations Organization.
The UN General Assembly will consider the resolution, in accordance with which the Portuguese politician, who served as UN High Commissioner for Refugees until 2015, will be appointed as the administrative head of the organization for the time period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021.
The resolution must receive votes of two thirds of UN member countries to be adopted. On Tuesday, UN General Assembly chairperson sent a letter to the diplomatic missions of UN member countries expressing hope that the resolution will be adopted by a consensus. He also said that an informal meeting with the participation of the new secretary general will be held on October 19, where all countries may voice their opinions.