In response to the Palestinian statehood bid, PM Netanyahu calls for new negotiations.
Erdogan spricht vor der UNO - Text und Video - Prime Minister of Turkey, said that the international community and the United Nations were being “tested” in an unprecedented way. The United Nations did not demonstrate the kind of leadership necessary to help mankind prevail over its concerns for the future; instead of remaining under the control and leadership of certain countries, the Organization should urgently reform itself. He had seen this need first-hand during a recent visit to Somalia. There, he had witnessed how the United Nations and the international community, in general, had remained helpless in the face of a massive tragedy. “This is a shame for the international community,” which must stop watching the famine in Somalia unfold “as if it were a movie” and, instead, act with great urgency. The long and shameful colonial history that had led to Somalia’s current situation also must be examined. “This is the tip of a great iceberg,” he said of the famine. No one could speak of freedom and democracy while that crisis went unaddressed. >>>