U.S. Mission to the United Nations

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U.S. Mission to the United Nations

The equivalent of an embassy from the United States to the United Nations. It promotes U.S. interests before the UN and, like the missions of four other countries, has veto power over Security Council resolutions. Because the U.S. is a founding member of the UN, the mission has existed since 1947.
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The New York Declaration contains numerous provisions that are inconsistent with US immigration and refugee polices and the Trump Administration's immigration principles," she said in a written statement tweeted by the US mission to the UN.
In remarks he made at the US mission to the UN in Geneva, Tillerson recalled US President Donald Trump's statement in which he expressed his willingness to assist in any mediation efforts to resolve the Gulf crisis.
The US mission to the UN said in a press release that following a US-led effort, the UN budget committee significantly reduced the annual peacekeeping budget by over half a billion dollars, forcing the UN to work "smarter and more efficiently" in delivering its mandates.
Russia made the proposal late last month and the US mission to the UN signaled it would oppose the move, saying it would undermine attempts to get a sustained halt in the fighting in Syria.
New York, Jumada I 16, 1437, Feb 25, 2016, SPA -- The United States is set to introduce a draft resolution at the UN Security Council Thursday after agreeing with China on a text imposing stronger sanctions on North Korea, a spokesman for the US mission to the UN said.
Spokesperson of the US mission to the UN Hagar Chemali said the US and Japan requested an urgent discussion on the recent development regarding the North Korean test.
The spokesperson for the US mission to the UN, Max Gleischman, said that UNAMID still has important role to play in protecting civilians.
Any future decisions about the nature of that relationship (with the Waldorf Astoria) would need to factor in costs, the company's plans for the facility, the needs of the United States government and the US Mission to the UN, and any possible security concerns.
Permanent Representative to the United Nations," read a written statement released by the US Mission to the UN on Wednesday.
In 1999 President Clinton appointed and the US Senate confirmed Lambert to Rome as FAS Counselor to the US Mission to the UN Agencies.
David Kennedy, spokesman for the US mission to the UN in Geneva, said that the US is "deeply concerned by the extent of the abuses being perpetrated" in Cote d'Ivoire.
Mark Kornblau, spokesman for the US Mission to the UN, said: "It is disappointing that Mr Ahmadinejad has once again chosen to espouse hateful, offensive and anti-Semitic rhetoric.
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