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UN opens emergency Security Council meeting on Ukraine

UN opens emergency Security Council meeting on Ukraine

UN: The United Nations on Monday kicked off an emergency Security Council meeting on the depths of the crisis in Ukraine, with Russia recognizing two isolated territories and ordering the deployment of troops as peacekeepers. “We are facing a very dramatic situation,” Nicolas de Riviere, France’s ambassador to the United Nations, told reporters before entering …

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Russia remains 'open to diplomacy' over Ukraine: UN ambassador

Russia remains ‘open to diplomacy’ over Ukraine: UN ambassador

UN: Russia’s ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzia said on Monday that Moscow was “open to diplomacy” but stressed the need to protect separatist areas from calling Ukraine’s aggression. “We are open to diplomacy for a diplomatic solution,” he told an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. “However, allowing a new bloodbath in Donbass …

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