Boris Johnson: Threat climate change poses to global security of 'paramount importance'
Boris Johnson describes the threat climate change poses to global security as of “paramount importance” as he opens a United Nations Security Council session on climate change.
The Prime Minister introduces a video message from Sir David Attenborough and says he is 'very, very proud' to be the first UK Prime Minister to be chairing the Security Council in three decades or more.
Shoppers flocked to high streets and drinkers downed pints as coronavirus restrictions were lifted in England.Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the nation to “behave responsibly” as life took another step back towards normality, with indoor gyms, swimming pools, nail salons and zoos also welcoming customers back.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh saying he has given people a "model of selflessness" and made the country a better place.
Mr Johnson added the UK "has had no royal champion to match [the Duke], since Prince Albert". Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
England’s shops, hairdressers, pub beer gardens and pavement cafes reopened on Monday as the coronavirus lockdown eased.Boris Johnson urged the nation to “behave responsibly” as life took another step back towards normality, with indoor gyms, swimming pools, nail salons and zoos also welcoming customers.
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Prime Minister of Netherlands, Mark Rutte during virtual meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded India for its 'Vaccine Maitri' programme for helping countries amid pandemic. "I appreciate your govt's efforts to support Dutch investors who faced challenges last year during the first wave of the COVID19 pandemic. Your support helped ensure the continuation of trade between our countries even in those difficult times," said Netherlands PM Mark Rutte. He added, "We applaud India for the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme. We also congratulate India on its election as a non-permanent member of the UNSC. In our view, India is an obvious candidate for a permanent seat of an expanded council."
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on persisting turmoil in Myanmar said that Ministry condemns any use of violence and stand for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar. "We condemn any use of violence. We believe that the rule of law should prevail. We stand for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar. We've urged the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts at resolving the current situation including through efforts of ASEAN," said MEA Spokesperson. "We remain engaged on this issue with our international interlocutors and at the UNSC, in an effort to play a balanced and constructive role," he added. "As far as border crossings are concerned, we are dealing with it as per our laws and humanitarian considerations," he further added.
“Climate change is the biggest threat to security” and “those with the least security are now certain to suffer,” Naturalist David Attenborough said to the UN Security Council on Tuesday. Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri breaks down the state of our planet.
British naturalist David Attenborough warned on Tuesday (February 23) that climate change is the biggest security threat that modern humans have ever faced, telling the U.N. Security Council: "I don't envy you the responsibility that this places on all of you."
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