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Although Article 2(4) of the UN Charter prohibits members from threatening or using force against another member, there are certain exceptions that may apply to the U.S. military involvement in Yemen, such as the Yemeni government's consent. However, recent reports that Yemen's President Hadi ...
April 14, 2018 (EIRNS)--Russia and China sharply rejected the unilateral military strike against the nation of Syria by the other three permanent members of the UN Security Council, denouncing it as a violation of the UN Charter and international law, during Saturday's emergency UNSC meeting called by Russia. UK

I think the question of whether the U.N. Charter is law is misleading or meaningless or both, for reasons that I hope this post will make apparent. But now that I have your attention, I want to sketch a few thoughts about the varied reactions to the airstrikes in Syria by the United States, Great Britain, and ...
A quick look at the contemporary international order reveals that the collective security system established by the United Nations Charter and put into place ... So when the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and the Soviet Union collapsed, there was a wave of optimism that mirrored the preamble to the UN Charter ...
With that in mind, the bulk of the text was devoted to specifying the legal and historical rights of the Jews to their state, from the Bible down to the United Nations Charter. The declaration's formulation illuminates its secular character: It was not on a divine promise that the state grounded the justification for its ...
NEW YORK, Feb 22, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Wednesday presided over a high-level UN Security Council meeting on “Purposes and Principles of the Charter of the United Nations in the maintenance of international ...

NEW YORK, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- The United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley stressed Wednesday on the need to regularly revise the UN Charter to improve the UNSC performance on key issues. The remarks were made during the UNSC's session on the goals and principles of the UN Charter to ...
Morocco's permanent representative to the UN, ambassador Omar Hilale, was unanimously elected on Tuesday (by all 193 UN member states) as president of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization for the year 2018. The UN ...
The Committee on the UN charter is tasked with considering, inter alia, any specific proposals that Governments might make with a view to enhancing the ability of the United Nations to achieve its purposes as well as other suggestions for the more effective functioning of the United Nations that might not ...
Rabat – The 193-United Nations Member States unanimously elected on Tuesday the Moroccan ambassador to the UN, Omar Hilale, as the Chairman of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization for the 2018 year. The election of ...
The Council's communications department said this in response to statements made by leader of Progressive Labour Party (PLP) Clyde van Putten. Van Putten said the Netherlands is guilty of a violation of the UN Charter, which among other things describes the relationship between former colonizers and ...
Bashar Jaafari, Syria's ambassador to United Nations, accused the three Western allies of undermining international peace and security and asked that copies of the UN Charter be distributed to their representatives so they can "enlighten themselves and awaken themselves from their ignorance ...
... unity and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic and denounces the missile strikes by the US with the support of Great Britain and France against the territory of Syria delivered on April 14, 2018 in violation of the fundamental principles and norms of international law contrary to the UN Charter ...
Pakistan has called on all sides to refrain from actions inconsistent with the UN Charter over Syrian chemical weapons attack in Douma, reported Radio Pakistan. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said that Pakistan condemns the use of chemical weapons anywhere ...
In a letter addressed to the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday, Iranian envoy Gholamali Khoshroo protested against the accusations and threats raised by the spokesperson of the Saudi military coalition, stressing that such threats and allegations are contrary to the UN ...
MOSCOW, April 12. /TASS/. Threatening Syria with the use of force blatantly violates the United Nations Charter, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. "The threat to use force against a UN member state is, in itself, a blatant violation of the organization's charter," ... UN Charter
China on Saturday criticized the joint attack carried out by the US, the UK and France in Syria and said it violated the UN Charter, complicating further the conflict's solution. Any unilateral military action that bypassed the United Nations Security Council violated the basic principles and norms of ...

Russia warned the Trump administration Thursday that retaliating against Syria for its suspected chemical attack on its own people would violate the United Nations Charter, and call into question the U.S. commitment to the global body. "The threat to use force against a UN member state is, in ...
Article 1 of the UN Charter, adopted in 1945 in the wake of World War II, states that the UN purposes are “to maintain international peace and security, and to that end: to take effective collective measures for the prevention and removal of threats to the peace, and for the suppression of acts of aggression or ...
The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said.The military also said only terror targets are being destroyed and the "utmost ...
NEW YORK, Feb 22, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Wednesday presided over a high-level UN Security Council meeting on “Purposes and Principles of the Charter of the United Nations in the maintenance of international ...
"Only when we seek solutions to all these problems through peaceful means, can we uphold the principles and purposes enshrined in the U.N. Charter," he noted. Kuwait called the meeting, which addressed the principles and purposes of the United Nations charter. It coincided with the 27th anniversary of ...
The Committee on the UN charter is tasked with considering, inter alia, any specific proposals that Governments might make with a view to enhancing the ability of the United Nations to achieve its purposes as well as other suggestions for the more effective functioning of the United Nations that might not ...
NEW YORK, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- The United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley stressed Wednesday on the need to regularly revise the UN Charter to improve the UNSC performance on key issues. The remarks were made during the UNSC's session on the goals and principles of the UN Charter to ...
Morocco's permanent representative to the UN, ambassador Omar Hilale, was unanimously elected on Tuesday (by all 193 UN member states) as president of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization for the year 2018. The UN ...
Rabat – The 193-United Nations Member States unanimously elected on Tuesday the Moroccan ambassador to the UN, Omar Hilale, as the Chairman of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization for the 2018 year. The election of ...
The Council's communications department said this in response to statements made by leader of Progressive Labour Party (PLP) Clyde van Putten. Van Putten said the Netherlands is guilty of a violation of the UN Charter, which among other things describes the relationship between former colonizers and ...
Such an offensive attitude by Armenia's foreign minister towards the UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions demonstrates Armenia's true image as a state, as well as its disrespect for the norms and principles of international law and the UN Charter, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan's Foreign ...
"It will continue to meet resistance and illegal methods are likely to be employed, such as the use of military force in breach of the United Nations Charter," the Russian foreign minister said, adding that "all of this erodes international law but we have been trying to counter this trend." Show more. Share.
In view of the time limit, I will highlight the following UN Charter based points that can improve the working methods of the Council upon their implementation and enhance its efficiency in fulfilling its primary responsibility. The provisional rules of the procedure of the Security Council, which have remained ...
He has threatened "fire and fury" which doesn't sound like the opening words of the UN's Charter: "We the peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war…..and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties ...
NEW YORK, Feb 6 (KUNA) -- State of Kuwait said Tuesday UN Security Council's (UNSC) role could be enhanced to enable it carry out its responsibility in line with the UN Charter. UN member countries' contributions to decision-making is still weak because of work mechanism and lack of transparency, ...
The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity.The military said it is putting the "utmost importance" on not harming any civilians.
Van Putten is also requesting COPPAL President Manolo Pichardo's support to file a request pursuant to Article 6 of the UN Charter seeking the Netherlands' expulsion from the UN based on its “continued and deliberate violations of the UN Charter.” Filing a request under Article 6, he said, will send a clear ...
The UN Charter protects the interest of all countries regardless of size and power. Every UN member has equal sovereignty and equal voting power. The non-interference principle is the core principle of international relations, as stipulated in the UN Charter. Cambodia became a member of the UN in 1955.
The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN Charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity.The military has said only terror targets are being destroyed and "utmost care" is being ...
A 17-year-old girl, identified as Fatma Avlar, was killed and two other civilians were injured as a result of cross-border attacks by PKK-affiliated People's Protection Units (YPG) terrorists who targeted southern Turkey's Hatay province with four rockets. One of the rockets exploded as it hit the garden wall of a ...
He also said the Council members were convinced that Kazakhstan as a peace-loving state would actively and constructively facilitate implementation of the UN Charter purposes and principles. Today, it is obvious that the UN Security Council members' wish has been fully translated into reality. On March ...
The document underlined that Syria remains committed to recovering all lost ground "by lawful means in accordance with the UN Charter and international law" and taking "its full role" in the international and regional community. "The Syrian people alone shall determine the future of their country by ...
The statement said the boycott staged by the four countries against Qatar is a sovereign right for defending their national security and comes as a normal reaction that is even less in its intensity to the practices of the Qatari government and its support of terrorism in contravention to the UN Charter, ...
The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said.Afrin has been a major hideout for the PYD/PKK since July 2012 when the ...
The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on international law, UN Security Council's decisions, self-defense rights under the UN charter and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said.The military has also said that only terrorist targets are being destroyed and "utmost ...
China, Russia say UNSC meeting on Iran protests defies UN charter. World Today. The United Nations Security .... “Discussing the domestic situation of Iran by the council is a practice that is not in line with the council's responsibilities as outlined in the U.N. Charter. Doing so does not help resolve the ...
The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on international law, U.N. Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the U.N. Charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, the military said. The military has also said that only terrorist targets are being ...
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait took the UN Security Council's monthly presidency from Kazakhstan on Thursday, pledging to highlight in February the purposes and principles of the UN Charter in the maintenance of international peace and security. Mansour Al-Otaibi, permanent ...
The court was established in 1945 by a UN charter. 2. India – which would like to see Justice Bhandari re-elected to the ICJ – is in the midst of a ...
“The United States has an absolute obligation under UN Charter article 2(3) and article 33 to open 'negotiation' with DPRK in good faith in ...
AS PER THE sustainability goals determined by the collective efforts of various countries as per the UN Charter, per capita income along with ...
Established in 1945, by the U.N. Charter, the ICJ is the U.N.'s main judicial body. Its mission, in accordance with international law, is to settle ...
The first question: how have the UN's actions prevented the “scourge of war”—its objective as laid out in the UN Charter? How we define war ...


 

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