U.N. deputy head to travel to Moscow, Kiev for meetings on Ukraine crisis

U.N. deputy head to travel to Moscow, Kiev for meetings on Ukraine crisis

KIEV, Ukraine, May 5 (UPI) -- Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Monday that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's deputy will travel to Ukraine for a two-day visit later in the week.
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UN official: "act now, before it’s too late" for the Central African Republic

UN official: "act now, before it’s too late" for the Central African Republic

Jan. 8 (UPI) -- UN Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman briefed the UN Security Council on the situation in the Central African Republic on Tuesday, describing the deteriorating security situation and related humanitarian concerns as "grave."
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CAR descending into religious war

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Conflict in the Central African Republic is escalating into a religious war that's straining the effectiveness of international aid, a chief U.N. envoy said.

U.S. ties strategic interests to Egypt

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. government believes Egypt can return to a democratic path, noting some assistance is vital to U.S. security interests, a spokeswoman said.

U.N. states commitment to Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 28 (UPI) -- The United Nations stands in solidarity with the Somali government despite the threat from insurgent attacks on a U.N. compound in Mogadishu.

Somalia still has serious issues, U.N. told

UNITED NATIONS, April 26 (UPI) -- Somalia isn't yet at a place where it sees a political and national security future that's free of problems, the Somali ambassador to the United Nations said.

U.N. to investigate claims of the use of chemical weapons in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria, April 25 (UPI) -- The United Nations said it will examine soil samples in Syria to determine whether chemical weapons have been used against rebel fighters.

The Hague keeps close tabs on CAR

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 24 (UPI) -- Allegations of criminal attacks on the civilian population in the Central African Republic are under close watch by the ICC, the chief prosecutor said.

U.N. committed to CAR stability

DOUALA, Cameroon, April 22 (UPI) -- The United Nations is committed to helping the Central African Republic with a peaceful political transition, U.N. Undersecretary-General Jeffrey Feltman said.

U.N. offers support for CAR transitional government

DOUALA, Cameroon, April 21 (UPI) -- The United Nations' political chief offered support for a transitional government and condemned human rights atrocities in the Central African Republic.

Syrian 'vortex' threatens Lebanon

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Escalating conflicts in the Middle East threaten to engulf neighboring countries like Lebanon into a "vortex" of unrest, a U.N. official said.

Feltman: Time for political moves in Mali

BRUSSELS, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Success in Mali is defined not only by the success of military intervention but also by political progress, said U.N. Undersecretary-General Jeffrey Feltman.

U.N. leader hails Somali progress

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- With a new government in place in Mogadishu, Somalia is in the early stages of a "profound transformation," said a visiting U.N. undersecretary-general.

Restraint urged in fight for Mali

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch sent a letter to French President Francois Hollande seeking assurances that human rights laws are respected in the conflict in Mali.

French president sends troops to Mali

PARIS, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande said Friday his government would honor a request from the Malian government to send military forces to the country.
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Jeffrey Feltman
U.S. Ambassador Jeffrey Feltman announces the "Made in America 2004" Trade Fair to be held at the Exhibition Center at the Port of Beirut on September 1-3 in apress conference in Beirut on August 30, 2004 . Over 160 U.S. companies will be displaying their products and services in the second such event to be held in Lebanon. (UPI Photo/Mohammed Tawil)

Jeffrey D. Feltman (born c. 1959) is an American diplomat, currently the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs. He was sworn into the office on August 18, 2009. He was previously the United States Ambassador to Lebanon from July 2004 to January 2008.

Before becoming Ambassador to Lebanon, Feltman volunteered to serve at the Coalition Provisional Authority office in Irbil, Iraq, from January to April 2004. Prior to his work in Iraq, he was at the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem, where he served first as Deputy (August 2001-November 2002) and then as Acting Principal Officer (November 2002 to December 2003).

He joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1986, serving his first tour as consular officer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He has spent much of his career dealing with Eastern Europe and the Near East. He served in Embassy Tel Aviv as Ambassador Martin Indyk's Special Assistant on Peace Process issues (2000-2001). Before that, from 1998-2000, Feltman served as Chief of the Political and Economic Section at the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia. He served in the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv from 1995 to 1998, covering economic issues in the Gaza Strip.

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