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Outdated UN System a Reflection of World’s Dysfunction: Eritrean FM

osman-saleh addressing 70th UN General Assembly
Address by His Excellency Osman Mohammed Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea, at the general debate of the 70th Session of the General Assembly of the UN. (UN Photo/Cia Pak)

By UN News Center,

Addressing the General Assembly yesterday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea, H.E. Osman Saleh, focused on bolstering his country’s socioeconomic and also emphasized the need to revitalize the United Nations to create a more agile, democratic and equitable multilateral system.

Mr. Saleh said that, 70 years after the birth of the UN, “it is undeniable that we continue to live in an unfair and unequal world, where conflicts and wars rage, extreme poverty persists in the midst of plenty, children die from easily preventable diseases and justice is routinely trampled.” Continue reading Outdated UN System a Reflection of World’s Dysfunction: Eritrean FM

Eritrean Foreign Minister Urges General Assembly to Reform the UN

“My message today will primarily focus on the urgency of reforming the UN and for redressing the injustices committed against the people of Eritrea …” – H.E. Osma Saleh

By UN News Center,

The United Nations is debilitated by chronic weaknesses and shortcomings and must be reformed, the Foreign Minister of Eritrea today said, urging also that sanctions against its country be lifted.

“The 21st century requires a revitalized United Nations that transcends a bipolar or uni-polar world order and that is firmly rooted in the supremacy of, and respect for, international law and order,” Minister of Foreign Affairs, Osman Saleh Mohammed told the 68th General Assembly high-level debate. Continue reading Eritrean Foreign Minister Urges General Assembly to Reform the UN