Note to correspondents on the briefing to the Security Council on Ukraine by Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson

In response to questions, below is a summary of Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s briefing to today’s closed Security Council meeting: Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson briefed the Security Council this afternoon by video from Kyiv, Ukraine, on his recent mission aimed at assisting to de-escalate a dangerous situation and to assess the conditions for a peaceful settlement of the crisis. Read more         ...

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Ukraine: UN deputy chief to brief Security Council from Kiev

As diplomatic efforts to ease the crisis in Ukraine continue apace, Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson met today with Ukrainian community leaders in Kiev, and will brief the United Nations Security Council by teleconference later today on the situation in the country. Read more       ...

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