Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched. It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons.
Ambassador Nikki Haley: We know that yesterday’s attack was a new low, even for the barbaric Assad regime.
We know that Assad has used these weapons against the Syrian people before. That was confirmed by this Council’s own independent team of investigators.
At the Council’s 34th Session in Geneva from February 27-March 24, U.S. leadership proved critical to shaping the international response to urgent human rights situations and issues.
Human Rights Council 34: Interactive Dialogue with Asma Jahangir, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran Statement of the United States of America As Delivered by William J. Mozdzierz Head of Delegation Director for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Bureau of International Organization Affairs Geneva, Switzerland March 13, 2017 Thank you Mr. President. The United […]
At the thirty-ninth round of the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia March 28-29, the United States […]
No other nation has an entire agenda item dedicated to it at the Council. The continued existence of this […]
The United States has supported, and will continue to support, those around the world who struggle to fulfill their […]
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