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Ambassador Michele Sison Travels to Lake Chad Basin Region

03/07/2017 U.S. Ambassador Michele Sison traveled with the UN Security Council to the Lake Chad Basin region, meeting with government and civil society leaders in Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. After speaking with displaced women in a camp in Maiduguri, she said, “I’m coming away with just two words in my brain – protection and ...
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Remarks During the ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment General Debate

Stefanie Amadeo U.S. Deputy Representative to ECOSOC U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City March 1, 2017   AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. Let me start by thanking all of the previous speakers for their contributions to this important and timely conversation on reforming the UN development system to be able to ...
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Ambassador Nikki Haley Delivers Remarks Condemning Syria’s Chemical Weapons Use

03/01/2017 “The United States condemns any use of chemical weapons by ISIS or any other non-state actor. We are determined to defeat ISIS, and we will defeat ISIS. Their use of chemical weapons only adds to that urgency. But ISIS’ barbarity is no excuse for Assad’s barbarity. Both used chemical weapons. Both should face the consequences.” – Ambassador Nikki Haley
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Meeting on the Implementation of the Note S/2010/507 (Wrap-Up Session)

Christopher Klein Minister Counselor U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City February 28, 2017 AS DELIVERED Thank you very much, Mr. President. As we look back at the Council’s work in February, I first would like to once again offer the deepest condolences of the United States to the Russian Federation on the ...
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Explanation of Vote on a Draft UN Security Council Resolution on Syria Chemical Weapons

Ambassador Nikki Haley U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City February 28, 2017   AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. When you hear members of the Security Council speak about the use of chemical weapons, it’s pretty amazing because you have unity in the fact that ...
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