Navy Net - Royal Navy Community

Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

News story: Foreign Secretary welcomes extension of UN mandate on Syria

MoD_RSS

War Hero
Ministry of Defence said:
Commenting on the Human Rights Council adoption of a new resolution on Syria today, the Foreign Secretary, William Hague, said:
I welcome the Human Rights Council’s adoption of a new resolution on Syria, and the overwhelming support it received from members of the Council. The deteriorating situation in Syria and worsening human rights violations and abuses deserve the strongest possible condemnation. More than 70,000 people have died and more than a million people have been displaced. The UN has labelled the situation in Syria as a level 3 humanitarian crisis, the worst humanitarian situation of the 21st century.
I welcome the Council’s decision to extend the mandate of the UN Commission of Inquiry for 12 months. The Commission has our full and unwavering support. The evidence they are gathering will help ensure that all those responsible for human rights violations and abuses will be held to account.
I again call all on parties involved to put an end to the violence and pursue a process of genuine political transition to meet the legitimate demands of the Syrian people.
[h=3]Further Information[/h]41 Human Rights Council members voted in favour of the resolution.
Read the Foreign Secretary’s recent statement to Parliament on Syria
Read about the Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria



More...
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
MoD_RSS News story: Increase in EBacc entries as modern foreign languages rise MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Serraj: 9 May 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: A re-inspection of the Home Office’s Reporting and Offender Management processes and of its management of non-detained Foreign National Of MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary's visit to Africa: April to May 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary's visit to Africa: April to May 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary's visit to Africa: April to May 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary visit to Africa: April to May 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Yemen: Foreign Secretary to host meeting with Saudi, Emirati and US counterparts MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary statement on Sri Lankan attacks MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary's Easter Sunday op-ed on Christian persecution MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary travels to the Gulf to boost momentum on Yemen peace process MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary concerned by report on media freedoms in China MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: New centre for excellence to boost modern foreign language skills MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Press release: Foreign Secretary Hunt speech in Singapore MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary announces global review into persecution of Christians MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary's Christmas message 2018 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary statement on Yemen Peace Talks MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Inside the Foreign Office: BBC series 2018 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary condemns Russian aggression in the Sea of Azov MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Inside the Foreign Office: BBC series 2018 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Office Minister congratulates Lebanon on its Independence Day MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Inside the Foreign Office: BBC series 2018 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Office Minister to reaffirm the UK’s commitment to Hong Kong MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: 6 June 2018 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary to visit Washington, May 2018 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary statement on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Iran speech MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary call with US counterpart on Syria: 9 April 2018 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary's Christmas message 2017 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary attends November 2017 EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary hosts talks with European foreign ministers MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary statement on second anniversary of Iran nuclear deal MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary to attend NATO meeting of Foreign Ministers MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary welcomes independent assessment of Iran nuclear capabilities MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary marks fourth anniversary of the Libyan Revolution MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary appalled by apparent murder of Japanese hostage MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary holds bilateral meetings at Somalia Conference MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary opens new British Embassy in Mogadishu MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary appalled by reports of massacre in Syria MoD News 12
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary welcomes declaration by Syrian National Coalition MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Office Minister condemns rocket attack on Israel MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary speech at the Lord Mayor’s Easter Banquet MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary extends best wishes to Israel on Independence Day MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Office Minister condemns cowardly attacks across Iraq MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary condemns attacks in Mogadishu MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary regrets departure of Palestinian Prime Minister MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary's remarks on constructive G8 Foreign Ministers' meeting MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: G8 Foreign Ministers' meeting statement MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary welcomes Japanese Foreign Minister to London MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Foreign Secretary holds talks with Syrian opposition delegation MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting MoD News 0
Similar threads


















































Latest Threads

New Posts

Top