From September 1, Russia began to assume the chairmanship of the UN security Council. To head the key structure of the international organization of the Russian delegation will be in the most intense period of the year.
1st meeting of the UN security Council chaired by Russia, which entered into force at the beginning of September, will be held the 2nd number. It will be approved a work programme for the coming month. At the same time, Russia's permanent representative at the international organization Vitaly Churkin will give a press conference, during which tells you about scheduled for September events and issues, which will be given focus.
A key event for the Russian delegation, according to a statement by the permanent representative of Russia, held on September 30, when they host the Ministerial meeting on peacekeeping and counter-terrorism in the middle East and North Africa. "According to its results it is planned to adopt the statement of the Chairman of the Board, which would consider the urgency for a settlement and the cessation of conflicts in areas of the Middle East and North Africa, also would reflect possible further steps to mitigate terrorist risks in the region. We hope for broad stakeholder participation at a high level of member States of the UN" - quoted by TASS Vitaly Churkin.
The relevance specifically to the topic, according to his statement, was confirmed by the work of the UN security Council in early August, when international efforts aimed at solving one or another problem inevitably went to the tangle of middle East issues. "This experience has approved, that the recovery of the region is possible only through limitless alignment, on a solid basis of international law, without stereotypes and double based on the prerogatives of the Security Council", - said the permanent representative of Russia to the UN.
Under control of Russia, the UN security Council will pay close attention to the alleged use of poisonous drugs by militants of the terrorist group "Islamic state". Power will begin work on a security Council resolution that will allow an international investigation into reports of chemical attacks carried out by militants in Iraq.
In addition, according to the statement of the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova, power will continue to work "on Syrian chemical dossier, also the humanitarian aspects of the incident in Syria." Among other things the center of attention of both Russia and international organizations, will be Libya and Afghanistan.
Represented in the Council of state headed by his work in turn in alphabetical order of the English language. Presidency the power to the SAT lasts for 1 calendar month. In early August, the Council was led by Nigeria, and in October, the presidency will take Spain.