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Iran's Zarif says ending arms ban 'inseparable' from nuclear deal
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Egypt, Ethiopia discuss Nile dam dispute at UN Security Council
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UN, Arab League call on Israel to drop annexation plans
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Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks
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U.N. Humiliates Trudeau
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Combating terrorism going to be priority for us in Security Council: India's Envoy to UN
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India secures UNSC seat, sails through with 184 out of 192 valid votes polled
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MEA launches brochure outlining India's priorities for UNSC seat campaign
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U.S. wants face-to-face meeting with Iran on prisonersThe United States would like a face-to-face meeting with Iran to discuss prisoner releases and it wants the U.N. Security Council to impose an indefinite arms embargo on the Islamic Republic, a senior..
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U.S., Britain raise Hong Kong at U.N. Security Council, angering ChinaThe United States and Britain raised China's plan to impose new security legislation on Hong Kong at the U.N. Security Council on Friday, prompting China and Russia to criticize the United States for..
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U.S. and China fight at United Nations over Hong KongThe United States and China clashed over Hong Kong at the United Nations on Wednesday after Beijing opposed a request by Washington for the Security Council to meet over China's plan to impose new..
China, U.S. coronavirus tensions spill over in U.N. Syria meetingGrowing tensions between China and the United States around the coronavirus pandemic publicly spilled over on Tuesday during a U.N. Security Council meeting on humanitarian aid operations in Syria as..
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China's rejects planned U.S. moves at U.N. on Iran sanctionsChina rejected on Thursday a planned push by the United States to extend a United Nations arms embargo on Iran and, if that fails, Washington's assertion that it could trigger a return of all sanctions..
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Iran says U.S. push to extend Tehran's arms embargo is "illegitimate"Iran dismissed as "illegitimate" efforts by the United States to extend the U.N. Security Council arms embargo on Tehran, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
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