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UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION COMMISSION PAYS OUT US$210 MILLION

On July 28, 2020 the United Nations Compensation Commission made available $210 mln to the Government of the State of Kuwait towards the Commission’s remaining claim with an outstanding award balance. The United Nations Compensation Commission was established in 1991 in accordance with Security Council resolutions 687 (1991) and 692 (1991) to process claims and pay compensation for losses and damages incurred by individuals, corporations, Governments and international organizations as a direct result of Iraq’s invasion and occupation of Kuwait (2 August 1990 to 2 March 1991). The Commission received approximately 2.7 million claims and concluded its review of all claims in 2005. Approximately $52.4 billion was awarded to over 100 Governments and international organizations for distribution to 1.5 million claims in all claim categories.

STATEMENT by the Delegation of the Russian Federation at the plenary meeting of the Conference on Disarmament on the topic "The current situation in the area of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation" (Geneva, 30 June 2020)

Mr. President, Distinguished colleagues, I would like to begin with expressing gratitude to the UNOG, the CD Secretariat, Ambassadors Sally Mansfield and Robert Müller as well as the entire P6 for their efforts that have allowed us to gather again here at Palais des Nations and resume our plenary meetings. Ambassador Gennady Gatilov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UNOG, conveys his congratulations upon the resumption of the CD activity. He hopes that we will be able to discuss the agenda issues that are crucial for the international security in a constructive and understanding atmosphere. Now let me touch upon the subject of today session which, in my delegation's opinion, is extremely important for a better understanding of the current situation in arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation as well as for determining the direction we all should be moving in.

STATEMENT of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on the occasion of the International Day of Parliamentarism

STATEMENT of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on the occasion of the International Day of Parliamentarism   On the eve of the...

Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation has the honor to present an article by H.E.Mr. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, titled "75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future"

In the year marking the 75th Anniversary of the Victory in World War II and creation of the United Nations the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation has the honor to present an article by H.E.Mr. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, titled "75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future", offering a comprehensive assessment of the historical legacy of World War II based on archive documents.

The President of the Russian Federation Executive Order On Basic Principles of State Policy of the Russian Federation on Nuclear Deterrence

The President of the Russian Federation Executive Order On Basic Principles of State Policy of the Russian Federation on Nuclear Deterrence