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Thank you @Kazakh_Mission for convening #UNSC meeting on important topic of non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Full statement of ambassador @KvanOosterom:…

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Today at #UNSC: →10.00 AM: Briefing on Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction: Confidence building measures led by President of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev & with @UN SG @antionioguterres

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"Impunity in #Libya remains a grave problem. In 2014 Salwa Bughaighis, a leading women’s right advocate in Libya, was brutally murdered. Her case is just one example among many that have yet to be investigated and prosecuted." – amb @LiseGvH during today’s #UNSC meeting on Libya

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