Russia’s envoy to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia
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UN 21 Feb. /TASS/. Russia proposed the UN Security Council to hold Thursday an emergency meeting on the situation in the Damascus suburb of East ghouta. A request was voiced on Wednesday, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia at the security Council meeting on the maintenance of international peace and security.
The discussion was attended by UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, who has called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Eastern ghouta for the provision of humanitarian assistance to the population.