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Evidence of Russian Support for Destabilization of Ukraine

On April 12, armed pro-Russian militants seized government buildings in a coordinated and professional operation conducted in six cities in eastern Ukraine.

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Response by Ambassador Samantha Power at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

The United States has constantly called for de-escalation and urged restraint. That has been our consistent policy. Our consistent statements have made clear that military force is not the answer, and we have commended the Ukrainians, frankly, for enduring more than probably any country in the United Nations could or would endure without using force.

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State’s Nuland on Trans-Atlantic Security Challenges

Russia’s occupation of Crimea, rubberstamped by an illegitimate referendum conducted at the barrel of a gun, has tarnished its credibility and diminished its international standing in the eyes of Ukrainians and the world.

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Ambassador Power at House Hearing on U.S. Budget Support for U.N.

I respectfully but strongly urge you to support full funding for the administration’s request for a new peacekeeping response mechanism and for the CIPA, CIO and IO&P accounts.

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Ambassador Power: U.S. Rejects Russia’s Military Intervention and Land Grab in Crimea

What Russia has done is wrong as a matter of law, wrong as a matter of history, wrong as a matter of policy, and dangerous.

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U.S. Condemns in Strongest Possible Terms Fighting Outside UN Mission in South Sudan

Ambassador Power: Threats and attacks against UNMISS sites, and the civilians protected therein, are unacceptable and must cease immediately.

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Statement on Israel’s Membership in JUSCANZ in New York’s Third Committee

Israel’s participation in the “JUSCANZ” caucus in the United Nation’s Third Committee is an important step toward securing Israel’s full participation across the UN system.

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Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Twenty-three years ago, the United States became the first country in the world to adopt legislation banning discrimination against people with disabilities by passing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Half a Century Ago, John F. Kennedy Addressed United Nations

President Kennedy speaking at the UN in 1963

  On September 20, 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy greeted the U.N. General Assembly with those words and outlined his vision for a world moving beyond the shadow of war to a future of hope and peace. “The world has not escaped from the darkness. The long shadows of conflict and crisis envelop us […]

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Ambassador Power: Remarks at Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East

My government believes that the only viable way to end the horrific violence in Syria is through a political transition based on the Geneva Action Group Communiqué, which calls for a transitional governing body with full executive powers, chosen by mutual consent.

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