Nuclear Weapons, Ukraine, Mali & other topics – Daily Press Briefing (26 September 2022)

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Nuclear weapons, ukraine, mali & other topics - daily press briefing (26 september 2022)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Nuclear Weapons, Ukraine, Mali & other topics – Daily Press Briefing (26 September 2022)” – below is their description.

Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

Highlights:

– Nuclear weapons

– Mali/Côte d’Ivoire

– Mali

– Ukraine

– Philippines

– Security Council/Haiti

– Syria

– Cuba

– Venezuela

NUCLEAR WEAPONS

The Secretary-General spoke today at an event marking the International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. He warned that, decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, we can hear once again the rattling of nuclear sabres. 

The era of nuclear blackmail must end, he said. The idea that any country could fight and win a nuclear war is deranged. Any use of a nuclear weapon would incite a humanitarian Armageddon. 

UKRAINE

Turning to Ukraine, the Humanitarian Coordinator, Denise Brown, was in Kharkiv today. She says that the United Nations, along with our humanitarian partners, are stepping up efforts to help more than 150,000 people affected by recent hostilities in Kharkivska oblast.

MALI/CÔTE D’IVOIRE

In a note we issued earlier this morning, the Secretariat of the UN expressed its grave concern about the continued detention since 10 July of Ivorian soldiers in Bamako in Mali. 

UN peacekeeping mission, MINUSMA, conducted the first joint long-range patrol outside of Ménaka with the Malian Armed Forces.

Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=26%20September%202022

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