Dec 21, 2016

Japan will oppose South Sudan arms embargo, government source says

Japan will oppose a U.S.-backed draft U.N. Security Council resolution to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, government sources said Wednesday. Japan is apparently concerned that if the council adopts the resolution, South Sudan will retaliate against U.N. representatives on the ground, including ...

Dec 10, 2016

China halts North Korean coal imports

China announced Saturday that it was suspending coal imports from North Korea for three weeks, in line with the latest United Nations sanctions against the hermit state. “After the adoption of U.N. Security Council resolution 2321 … China is suspending North Korean coal imports,” ...

Incoming U.N. chief urges respect for human rights in visit to China

Nov 28, 2016

Incoming U.N. chief urges respect for human rights in visit to China

The United Nations needs to make sure there is an “effective combination” of human, civil and economic rights in a world where many rights are not respected, U.N. secretary-general-elect Antonio Guterres said on Monday during a visit to Beijing. China’s leadership has overseen a ...