Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov presented at the Conference on Wednesday. He pointed to the INF Treaty impasse as indicative that the time for bilateral arms control treaties...(more)3-24-2019 6:05pm
between the United States and Russia has passed and instead pushed for multilateral arms control efforts. Foreign Minister Lavrov further criticized, in his view, the increasing role of politics in the body, saying “there have been attempts by certain countries to introduce storylines at these forums that serve no other purpose but to get back at the countries they don’t like.”
The Secretary General’s statement was delivered in the midst of the devastating Cyclone Idai that has taken lives and wrought mass destruction...(more)3-24-2019 6:08pm
on Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi—it is potentially one of the worst natural disasters in the area in “living memory” with flooding so bad that some places have come to look like an “inland ocean.” Thousands have been forced to relocate as their homes washed away.