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  • Romanian President Address
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    Romanian President Address

    Romanian President Ion Iliescu addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Romania’s position on world issues.

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  • Authorization of Force in the Persian Gulf
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    Authorization of Force in the Persian Gulf

    The Foreign Ministers of United Nations Security Council member states debated and passed a resolution authorizing the use of force to achieve the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from Kuwait if…

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  • Presidential Speech
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    Presidential Speech

    President Bush addressed the United Nations on the Persian Gulf crisis.He spoke about the end of the Cold War. He asked the fundamental questions," Can we work together in a new partnership…

    703 views
  • Kuwaiti Emir Address
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    Kuwaiti Emir Address

    The Emir of Kuwait addressed the United Nations on the crisis in the Persian Gulf precipitated by the invasion of his country by Iraq in August. The U.N. representatives from Iraq are seen…

    551 views
  • Invasion of Kuwait by Iraq
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    Invasion of Kuwait by Iraq

    In its third meeting since the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, the Security Council discussed the invasion. They unanimously declared the invasion of Kuwait null and void and called on all…

    534 views
  • Human Rights Violations in Kuwait
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    Human Rights Violations in Kuwait

    Kuwaiti refugees testified before the United Nations Security Council, describing torture, rape and murder of Kuwaiti citizens by Iraqi soldiers. Kuwait was invaded by Iraq in August 1990. The…

    466 views
  • Saudi Arabian Monarch Address
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    Saudi Arabian Monarch Address

    Prince Saud addressed the General Assembly on the impact of the Persian Gulf crisis on his country.

    434 views
  • United Nations Sanctions on Israel
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    United Nations Sanctions on Israel

    Members of the United Nations Security Council met to vote on a resolution concerning Israel’s Deportation of Palestinians.

    356 views
  • Walking Tour of the United Nations
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    Walking Tour of the United Nations

    The United Nations headquarters is located in New York City but is considered international territory. This walking tour of the U.N. facilities provides an explanation of the workings of…

    314 views
  • Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait
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    Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait

    United Nations Security Council President Aurel Munteanu (Romania) leads this emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council the council heard from Kuwait and Iraq. They also…

    300 views
  • Security Council Sanctions Against Iraq
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    Security Council Sanctions Against Iraq

    The United Nations Security Council met at the UN headquarters in NY to discuss the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and the impact the invasion would have on neighboring countries. The previous…

    223 views
  • Resolution to Use Force Against Iraq
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    Resolution to Use Force Against Iraq

    The Security Council met to debate a resolution that would authorize the United Nation members to use to force to enforce the embargo on Iraq. The vote was 13-0 in favor of the resolution…

    190 views
  • Bhutani Address
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    Bhutani Address

    Minister Dawa Tsering addressed the United Nations 45th General Assembly in New York on events in Bhutan and around the world.

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  • Hammarskjold Killed
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    Hammarskjold Killed

    U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold was killed in an air accident while on his way to negotiate a cease fire in Katanga. This newsreel commemorates his death and recognizes the service…

    125 views
  • Address by South African Deputy President
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    Address by South African Deputy President

    Nelson Mandela addresses the Special Committee Against Apartheid.

    112 views
  • Workings of the United Nations
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    Workings of the United Nations

    James Jonah, Assistant Secretary General for the United Nations, joined the U.N. in 1963 in the Department of Political and Security Council Affairs. He was appointed to his current…

    102 views
  • Ensuring Child Survival and Protection
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    Ensuring Child Survival and Protection

    The summit focused upon the issue of health and education of children throughout the world. Seventy nations were represented at the summit.

    98 views
  • UN Security Council
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    U.N. Security Council

    The Security Council convened by request of Yemen to consider the Palestinian issue in the Middle East.

    93 views
  • Mexican President Address
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    Mexican President Address

    President Salinas de Gortari spoke to the General Assembly on changes that are occurring in Mexico.

    90 views
  • Israeli Occupied Territory
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    Israeli Occupied Territory

    The United Nations Security Council met by request of several Arab nations to condemn Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

    87 views
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