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Germany called for the establishment of the post of UN special envoy for climate

Germany calls on UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres as soon as possible to establish the post of special representative on climate and security, said at a meeting of the UN security Council, foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas.

"It's time to make the issue of climate and security look. We encourage the Secretary-General to appoint a special representative on climate and security as soon as possible," said Maas, noting that climate change is a threat to peace and security.

Iran has sent letters to the UN Secretary General and the security Council on the incident with the plane

Permanent mission of Iran to the UN would send an official letter to the Secretary General of the organization, as well as in the Security Council outlining the details of the incident with the interception of an Iranian airliner, told RIA Novosti the mission of the IRI.

Earlier it was reported about the convergence of fighters with Iranian passenger plane of the airline Mahan Air, flying from Tehran to Beirut. Initially there was information that fighters intercepted an Iranian passenger plane, could be Israeli, then broadcaster IRIB, citing data from the flight crew announced that we are talking about the American interceptors. Iranian foreign Minister announced that Tehran is studying the circumstances of the incident, but did not specify the guilty. In Tehran said that they would take necessary political and legal measures, as soon as I get more information about it.

UN Secretary General urges to respect fully the agreements on Donbass

UN Secretary-General calls on the parties to the conflict in Ukraine to fully respect the agreements reached by the contact group on Wednesday, the statement of the official representative of the Secretary General Stefan Dujarric.

The contact group on Wednesday agreed to additional measures to secure truce in the Donbass. They include a ban on offensive and sabotage actions, the fire, including sniper, the placement of weapons in the settlements and disciplinary liability for violation of the ceasefire. The foreign Ministry of the DPR said that the orders to cease fire, containing measures to maintain the truce, due to come into effect from July 27 until the full settlement of the conflict.

Guterres urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to show restraint

UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres calls on Armenia and Azerbaijan to exercise restraint, a full-scale conflict between States would be a disaster, said at a briefing the official representative of the Secretary-General Stefan Dujarric.

"The Secretary General with deep concern the tensions continuing between Azerbaijan and Armenia. He called for maximum restraint - a full-scale conflict between the two countries would be a disaster," said Dujarric.

The UN told about the upcoming meeting of G20 Finance Ministers

The meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors will be held this weekend, said UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres, placing too much hope in resolving the financial problems of developing countries against the background of the pandemic coronavirus.

He recalled that during the last G20 summit acknowledged that countries experiencing large losses in budget revenues, expenses are growing due to the need to respond to a pandemic COVID-19 and to minimize its impact on the economy.

"On their knees". The UN told about the impact COVID-19 at humanity

The epidemic of coronavirus has put humanity to its knees, said the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres.

"The world is in turmoil. The economy is in free fall.

The UN Secretary General explained the popularity of the Black Lives Matter movement and #MeToo

The proliferation of the Black Lives Matter movement ("black Lives matter") suggests that people are tired of discrimination and inequalities, said the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres.

The Secretary General acts on video with a lecture in memory of the fighter against the apartheid regime in South Africa Nelson Mandela, born July 18, 1918.

UN chief urged to equalize the number of women and men in leadership positions

UN chief Antonio Guterres urged to make an equal number of women and men in leadership positions.

The Secretary General acts on video with a lecture in memory of the fighter against the apartheid regime in South Africa Nelson Mandela, born July 18, 1918.

The UN has said about the ongoing in the world the legacy of colonialism

UN chief Antonio Guterres said in the world about the continuing legacy of colonialism.

The Secretary General acts on Saturday via video link with a lecture in memory of the fighter against the apartheid regime in South Africa Nelson Mandela, born July 18, 1918.

The UN has offered to conclude a new social contract on the background of the pandemic

UN chief Antonio Guterres proposed to conclude a new social contract, to build a more equitable world, against the background of the pandemic coronavirus.

The Secretary-General on Saturday via video link delivers a lecture in memory of the fighter against the apartheid regime in South Africa Nelson Mandela, born July 18, 1918.

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