Francois Delattre - updates

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U.S. vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

Jun 02, 2018 - 9:15 AM

The two failed votes at the Security Council come a few hours after a young Palestinian woman was shot dead by Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border fence

THE ISRAEL-GAZA CONFLICT. Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations Riyad Mansour speaks to members of the UN security council during an emergency session on Israel-Gaza Conflict at the United Nations headquarters on May 30, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/AFP

UN takes step toward global environment pact opposed by PH, U.S.

May 11, 2018 - 4:46 PM

The resolution creates a working group tasked with identifying gaps in international environmental law and determining whether there is a need to a new regulatory structure

UNITED NATIONS. A view of the UN headquarters complex, as seen from the Visitors’ Entrance, 23 September 2014, United Nations, New York. Yubi Hoffmann/UN Photo

UN Security Council unanimously welcomes Sahel force

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:47 PM

At a time when terrorism is striking everywhere in the world we cannot let the Sahel region become a new haven for terrorist organizations from the entire world French ambassador to the UN Francois Delattre tells the council

FRANCOIS DELATTRE. France's Ambassador to the United Nations Francois Delattre arrives for a Security Council meeting at UN headquarters in New York on May 16, 2017. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

UN unanimously backs sending observers to Aleppo

Dec 19, 2016 - 11:56 PM

This is a starting point French ambassador Francois Delattre told reporters We will be extremely attentive extremely vigilant

EVACUATING EAST ALEPPO. Civilians from the remaining rebel-held pockets of eastern Aleppo are evacuated from the embattled city by bus on December 19, 2016. Photo by George Ourfalian/ AFP

Russia fails in UN bid to rein in Turkey over Syria

Feb 20, 2016 - 10:16 AM

Turkey is pressing for a joint ground operation in Syria with its international allies insisting it is the only way to stop the war

SYRIAN CONFLICT. Turkish medics bring in a wounded man at Kilis State Hospital after an airstrike in Northern Syria, in Kilis, Turkey February 15, 2016. File photo by STR/EPA