UN chief: Refer Syria crisis to International Criminal Court

UNITED Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon for the first time is calling for the situation in Syria to be referred to the worldwide Criminal Court.

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hosted world leaders for a luncheon on Monday, September 2. It is because we seek to be as effective and as inclusive as possible. She said all those who committed crimes will be punished. “At least 60 million people have been forced to flee their homes or their countries”, Ban said, noting that suffering is at heights not seen in a generation. “This is why suggesting that Europe is an example of poor treatment or indifference towards asylum-seekers is sheer hypocrisy”, he declared.

With over 600,000 Syrian refugees flooding Jordan, King Abdullah’s attention will be fighting regional terrorism.

A senior White House official said Sunday evening that when Obama takes the podium as the fourth speaker at the General Debate, he will emphasize the importance of nations working cooperatively while arguing that those states that pursue a path of aggression are weaker and will ultimately fail. “Assad is at the origin of the problem, he can not be part of the solution”. “Not helping is not an option for us”, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto told the Assembly, stressing that Finland is receiving proportionally a very high number of asylum-seekers.

At the 70th session of the General Assembly, world leaders, including monarchs, Presidents and Prime Ministers, will debate on the most pressing issues that the world is facing today. He is not, in the view of AIPAC and many other Jewish machers in North America, a friend of Israel, is not to be relied on and – intuitively – it is essential to replace him with a presidential candidate from the Republican Party a year down the road, in order to get the US-Israel relationship back on track.

Cuba’s foreign minister says the pace of normalizing relations with the United States will depend on President Barack Obama using his executive powers to substantially modify the decades-old USA economic embargo and the US entirely lifting it.

“The global community must now show that we do care”. “Four years of diplomatic paralysis by the security council and others have allowed the crisis to spin out of control,” he said.

While the need to pass the SDGs remains a top priority for the 70th United Nations general assembly, Obama’s anti-ISIS summit is the most eagerly anticipated event as the crisis in the Middle East continues to ripple throughout the world.

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Petro Poroshenko said Russian Federation wants to rebuild its former empire by creating “belts of instability” and financing “terrorists” in Ukraine’s Crimea and eastern Donbas region.

The central banks, with the US Federal Reserve in the lead role, are in a state of disarray, with no coherent policy to guide their actions, as evidenced by the fears of the Fed that even a rise of just 0.25 percent in its base interest rate risks setting off a new financial meltdown.

Mr. Ilves deplored Russia’s “illegal” occupation of Crimea and called for an end to the aggression against Ukraine.

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Russia, China and Iran are aligning on the side of Assad and the current Syrian government.

UN General Assembly's annual General Debate begins today