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Amid Aid Blockades UN Guterres Canned Statements Are All Skau Offers Lachin as Niger

by Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Book Substack

UN GATE, Aug 8 – Today's United Nation has become a self-important bystander to carnage, convinced that its own canned statements are having some impact. They are not.
  On August 7, the UN's so-called Resident Coordinator in or to Armenia Nanna Skau when asked what steps the UN was taking in the face of a blockade of the Lachin corridor mere read out a canned statement by Secretary General Antonio Guterres, which itself had been read out by his spokesman Farhan Haq who refused Press questions.

It was reported that in Kornidzor village by Nagorno-Karabakh "to the remark that since June 15, no humanitarian cargo, including medicine, has entered Nagorno-Karabakh, and asked whether there were any other effective steps that will make it possible to send humanitarian cargo to Nagorno-Karabakh, Skau responded that unfortunately, at the moment, she cannot say more than the aforesaid statement that was issued last night and was made public today at 5am. She added that they expect this statement to lead to positive results." Why?

Meanwhile, Guterres named "Dr. Ramiz Alakbarov of Azerbaijan as the UN Resident Coordinator in Ethiopia, with the host government’s approval." This guy has appeared beside Haq, in briefing from which Guterres bans the Press. This is today's UN.

  Amid the coup in Niger, the UN Resident Coordinator Louise Aubin has been out of the country, location undisclosed.

 On July 27, Inner City Press in writing asked SG Antonio Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric to immediately state where this UN official is. Dujarric, who along with Melissa Fleming has banned Inner City Press from entering to ask, did not answer. Nor did Aubin.

  This echoes other Guterres cronies going MIA - Inger Anderson, for example, as head of UNEP left Nairobi during the COVID pandemic.

Inner City Press has applied to re-enter to cover the upcoming UNGA Week, watch this site. 


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