U.S. calls on Syria to ‘stand down’ from presidency of UN disarmament forum, asks Russia for help

GENEVA, May 25, 2018 – The U.S. called on Russia to pressure Syria to “stand down” from the presidency of the UN-backed Conference on Disarmament which the Assad regime is scheduled to take over on Monday despite allegedly carrying out numerous deadly chemical weapons attacks. UN chief Antonio …

Transcript: Syria denies chemical weapons attacks, defends presidency of UN disarmament forum

Debate in UN Conference on Disarmament May 22, 2018 Full 1-hour audio recording Click here for petition https://www.unwatch.org/wp-admin/post-new.php Highlights related to Syria’s upcoming presidency of the Conference on Disarmament. See UN Watch’s press release here. Syria: I hope that the Syrian …

Syria to chair UN disarmament forum on chemical & nuclear weapons; watchdog calls on US & EU to walk out

Syrian ambassador Hussam Edin Aala, left, with Vladimir Gratchev, representative of Michael Møller, Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, Sept. 3, 2014. GENEVA, April 9, 2018 – Despite accusations that it perpetrated yet another deadly chemical weapons attack on Saturday, Syria will …