President Barack Obama said the U.S. was “deeply skeptical” of Syrian government claims that rebel forces had used chemical weapons as the United Nations faces calls to investigate possible use of deadly gas.
North Korea carried out its threat to scrap the 1953 armistice that ended the Korean War and cancel a cross-border hotline after the UN Security Council unanimously approved tougher sanctions over a forbidden nuclear test.
North Korea and its ruling elite are facing additional sanctions after the U.S. and China agreed on a United Nations Security Council resolution punishing the Communist nation for its February nuclear test explosion.
China and the U.S. have agreed to back additional sanctions on North Korea to punish the Communist nation for its February nuclear test explosion, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice said today after a meeting of the Security Council.
Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon erred in accusing Belarus of violating an arms embargo on Ivory Coast by sending attack helicopters to support Laurent Gbagbo ’s effort to retain the presidency.