UN: Ban pushes for rare General Assembly session on Syria

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October 21, 2016
Indian Express [India]    
Posted in News, PND News

"United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushed on Thursday for the 193-member General Assembly to hold a rare emergency special session on Syria since a deadlocked Security Council has failed to take action to end the nearly six-year war. Under a 1950 resolution, an emergency special session can be called for the General Assembly to consider a matter 'with a view to making appropriate recommendations to members for collective measures' if the Security Council fails to act." (10/21/16)


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