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 United States has officially requested an open meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for Saturday at 9 am to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela," the US Mission to the UN tweeted on Thursday.
The spokesman for the US mission to the UN Ric Grenell said after the talks: "It was perfectly clear that Iraq is not ready to comply with UN resolutions".
The US, France and the UK co-hosted a Security Council Arria-formula meeting on the Syria Commission of Inquiry (COI), according to a statement by the US mission to the UN. After six years of impartial and independent investigations, their reports highlight the devastating toll of the Assad regime's brutality against the Syrian people.
On Friday, the US mission to the UN announced that Washington would call a UN Security Council meeting on Monday to vote on a new draft resolution, set to tighten sanctions on North Korea.
The US mission to the UN said in a press statement that the two ambassadors discussed their countries' shared determination to stop Iran's meddling in the region, including in Syria.
"The language on the ICC sends the wrong signal to a man who presided over genocide," Richard Grenell, a spokesman for the US mission to the UN, said before the vote, referring to al-Bashir.
Meanwhile, the spokesman for the US mission to the UN said the world body would have to increase sanctions on Tehran, after the US-imposed deadline for a response to the incentives package was passed.
The US mission to the UN issued a press release about the meeting held on Wednesday between the Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Ambassador Haley.
The spokesperson for the US mission to the UN, Max Gleischman, said that UNAMID still has important role to play in protecting civilians.
The meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday afternoon, as per a statement from the US mission to the UN.
"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.
Outside the homeland security area, Young listed many projects that would be left in limbo: "No new starts for any GSA line-item construction ($630 million); would delay $300 million for 11 courthouse construction projects, $30 million for 6 border station construction projects, and $300 million for 5 other construction projects, including funds for consolidating Food and Drug Administration facilities, a major Census building, and the US mission to the UN in New York.
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