UN Security Council 2nd meeting on crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region ended without agreement (AP)

(AP) An attempt to get U.N. Security Council approval for a statement calling for an end to violence in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region and to spotlight the millions in need of humanitarian assistance was dropped Friday night after objections from India, Russia and especially China, U.N. diplomats said. Three council diplomats said Ireland, which drafted the statement, decided not to push for approval after objections from the three countries.[…] CONTINUE READING

UN Security Council 2nd meeting on crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region ended without agreement (AP)

(AP) An attempt to get U.N. Security Council approval for a statement calling for an end to violence in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region and to spotlight the millions in need of humanitarian assistance was dropped Friday night after objections from India, Russia and especially China, U.N. diplomats said.

Three council diplomats said Ireland, which drafted the statement, decided not to push for approval after objections from the three countries.[…] CONTINUE READING