United Nations
United Nations 6 Aug 2020

Security Council Members on Conflict between Georgia and Russia in 2008: Security Council Stakeout


Joint Stakeout by the European Union members of the UN Security Council (Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany) plus the US, UK and incoming UN Security Council members Norway and Ireland on the situation in Georgia.

Statement delivered by Günter Sautter, President of the Security Council and Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations.

CNN's Jim Sciutto talks to former National Security Council adviser for European and Russian affairs Fiona Hill about Russian interference in US elections.
Two people were killed in a gunfight with Mexican military police at a protest at a dam that is diverting water to the United States, according to the National Guard, as tensions rise between protesters and officials in the drought-hit region.

Farmers and residents in Mexico's northern border state of Chihuahua are protesting water being funneled across the border - as more water is planned to be diverted to the U.S.

Protesters threw Molotov cocktails and rocks at security troops in the area, before occupying the La Boquilla dam and closing the gates.

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called the violence ‘regrettable,' but added that the National Guard had been "prudent" to withdraw from the region to avoid inflaming tensions.
The pandemic was a central part of the separate events, with President Trump criticized for his handling of virus response and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden pressed on a vaccine mandate.
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