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 Thursday, July 24, 2014
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NEWS AND STATEMENTS
 
21/07/2014  SECURITY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION OF MALAYSIAN AIRLINES DOWNING IN UKRAINE

On 21 July the UN Security Council unanimously adopted the resolution on the Malaysia Airlines flight downed over the territory of Ukraine. The tragic plane crash took place on 17 May in the Donetsk region, which currently is under separatist control.

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18/07/2014  SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH17

The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims, and to the people and Governments of all those killed in the crash in Eastern Ukraine on 17 July of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

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18/07/2014  STATEMENT AT THE SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING ON UKRAINE

Mr. President,

We are deeply shocked by the yesterday’s downing of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 in Eastern Ukraine. We express our most sincere condolences to Malaysia, the Netherlands, Australia, Indonesia, UK, Germany, Belgium, the Philippines, Canada and other nations whose citizens were among the 295 people who perished. Our deepest sympathies go to the families of the victims.

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15/07/2014  STATEMENT AT THE SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING ON THE POST-CONFLICT PEACEBUILDING

At the Security Council briefing on the Post-conflict peacebuilding Lithuania expressed its support to the Peacebuilding Commission, the Peacebuilding Fund and the Peacebuilding Support Office for their support of durable peace and development. National institution building, national ownership and empowerment of women were highlighted as crucial elements for sustainable peace-building.

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14/07/2014  UNANIMOUS ADOPTION OF SYRIAN HUMANITARIAN RESOLUTION: DELIVERY OF CROSS-BORDER HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE SHOULD NOT BE HAMPERED

Source: UN Photo/Mark Garten

In its explanation of vote on the Resolution 2165 on humanitarian situation in Syria, Lithuania stressed that when a government is no longer in a position to guarantee the safety and the basic needs of its citizens, it must not stand in the way of international relief organizations to do so. Over the last three years this crucial principle has been repeatedly violated, in particular by the Syrian government.

The Council should respond to massive and brutal violations of human rights, some of which can be characterized as war crimes and crimes against humanity, including by referring the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court.

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12/07/2014  SECURITY COUNCIL CALLED FOR REINSTITUTION OF NOVEMBER 2012 CEASEFIRE IN GAZA
03/07/2014  LITHUANIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE KILLING OF PALESTINIAN TEENAGER
01/07/2014  LITHUANIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY STRONGLY CONDEMNS KIDNAP AND MURDER OF ISRAELI TEENAGERS
25/06/2014  LITHUANIA'S STATEMENT AT THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING ON 1737 COMMITTEE, IRAN
25/06/2014  LITHUANIA'S STATEMENT AT THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL DEBATE ON UNAMA, AFGHANISTAN
Archive 
18/07/2014  STATEMENT AT THE SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING ON UKRAINE
01/05/2014  STATEMENT BY LITHUANIAN AMBASSADOR AT UNSC WRAP-UP MEETING
29/04/2014  STATEMENT AT THE UNSC OPEN DEBATE ON MIDDLE EAST
13/11/2013  INCREASED COOPERATION WITH LA FRANCOPHONIE HAILED AT THE PARIS MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE
19/10/2013  AT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY FIRST COMMITTEE LITHUANIA ENCOURAGES TO LOOK FOR COMMON GROUND IN NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT
19/10/2013  AT SECURITY COUNCIL DEBATE ON WOMEN PEACE AND SECURITY, LITHUANIA UNDERLINES THE SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS
03/10/2013  STATEMENT BY LITHUANIA AT HIGH LEVEL DIALOGUE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT
27/09/2013  EU STATEMENT DELIVERED BY LITHUANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER ON THE OCCASION OF ARTICLE XIV CONFERENCE ON CTBT
26/09/2013  NORDIC-BALTIC (NB8) STATEMENT DELIVERED BY SWEDISH FOREIGN MINISTER AT MINISTERIAL MEETING OF FRIENDS OF THE SYRIAN PEOPLE
26/09/2013  EU STATEMENT DELIVERED BY LITHUANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER AT HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT
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CAR sanctions committee Chair Ambassador Murmokaitė briefing The Security Council on 11 July 2014

 

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