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2013-06-19 20:20:11

SUVA, Fiji, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fijian Government has agreed to a request by the United Nations to deploy "blue helmet" service personnel to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Syrian Golan Heights. The deployment comes at a time of heightened importance of UNDOF's mandate to bring stability to the Middle East region. In expressing the UN's gratefulness for Fiji's agreement to deploy to UNDOF, Lt. Gen. Babacar Gaye, the UN Secretariat's...

2013-05-08 08:21:12

PRAGUE, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States and Europe should worry that the conflict over the Western Sahara is souring relations between Morocco and Algeria and preventing them from joining forces to work together against Islamist violence and extremism. As U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has recently warned, the ongoing conflict in Mali threatens to spill over into the Western Sahara, whereby there is a possibility of infiltration by foreign militant groups in...

2012-06-20 06:22:13

NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the P5+1 for standing firm in this week's talks with Iran on its nuclear program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Not surprisingly, Iran has shown no willingness to negotiate in good faith," said AJC Executive Director David Harris, after the third round of international talks on Iran's nuclear program ended in stalemate. "Within days, Iran will face harsher sanctions from an increasingly impatient and...

2012-05-24 06:24:03

NEW YORK, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --AJC praised world powers for holding firm in the just-concluded talks with Iran in Baghdad. Two days of discussions between the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany and Iran ended today with no agreement other than to meet again. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Pleasantries aside, Iran has taken no action to prove its nuclear program is purely for civilian purposes, as it alleges," said AJC...

2012-05-22 06:20:10

VIENNA, Austria, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- STOP THE BOMB, the European coalition for a nuclear-free and democratic Iran, which was founded in 2007 in Austria, published today a common statement by European policymakers and prominent public figures to warn about the danger of a weak compromise with the Iranian regime ahead of the nuclear talks in Baghdad. The joint statement that was signed by former head of British forces in Afghanistan Richard Kemp, former Foreign Minister...

2012-02-23 18:51:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the UN Security Council statement condemning terror attacks against Israeli diplomatic personnel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The council acted after the attacks last week in Georgia and India, where the wife of one diplomat was seriously injured in a car bombing. "The Security Council statement is an appropriate and necessary response to what happened last week when Israelis were targeted by...

2011-11-18 14:24:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed today's International Atomic Energy Agency resolution on Iran's nuclear program, but also expressed disappointment that the UN watchdog agency's board did not agree on any punitive measures. The IAEA board resolution comes ten days after the IAEA released a comprehensive report on Iran's nuclear program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "IAEA Director Yukiya Amano's powerfully incisive report...

2011-11-08 15:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomes today's IAEA report confirming the grievous threat the Iranian nuclear program poses to global security. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The international nuclear watchdog agency says it has "serious concerns regarding possible military dimensions to Iran's nuclear program." Most alarming, the IAEA concluded that Iran has been conducting experiments "specific to nuclear weapons." AJC is urging...

2011-09-04 10:39:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed grave concern about the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) latest findings on Iran's nuclear activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "This latest IAEA report underscores yet again the danger posed by the Iranian nuclear program," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. The nine-page report, released on Friday, examines Iran's compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty and binding...

2010-12-07 13:35:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- As talks in Geneva between leading states and Iran over the latter's nuclear program ended today in a predictable stalemate, AJC urged that maximum economic and political pressure on the Tehran regime be sustained for as long as it defies UN Security Council resolutions over its nuclear activities, particularly uranium enrichment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "The Iranian regime was expressing contempt for...