The recommendation, made in a resolution adopted by acclamation in a private meeting, now goes to the 193-member General Assembly for formal approval.
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Muhammad-Bande disclosed this on Monday when he held a virtual interactive session with Nigerian-based foreign and diplomatic correspondents.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the election into the vacant African seat on the council was inconclusive
Rosemary DiCarlo, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, disclosed this at the Security Council meeting on Non-proliferation and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea
The UN Security Council on Friday narrowly passed a measure aimed at stopping the flow of weapons to armed groups in South Sudan.
Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, told the UN Security Council that 14.8 million people were affected by the crisis
“I believe that the decision to put the JCPOA at risk without any Iranian violation of the deal is a serious mistake,” Obama said in a statement published on his Facebook account
Speaking to reporters at the White House on Wednesday, Trump also expressed support for a letter sent by US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, in which she warned member states against supporting the resolution
The 14 other members of the council voted in favour of the motion
The new sanctions, which go beyond measures mandated by the UN Security Council, include a total ban on EU investment in North Korea and a ban on the sale of any refined petroleum products or crude oil to the country.
The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria in New York that the current composition of the Council was undemocratic
The fresh sanctions were the punishment for the isolated North Korea over the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3
The Security Council President for the month of July, Liu Jieyi, in a statement, expressed the body’s concern over the threat of terrorism in the Lake Chad Basin
Chambas, who is also Head of the UN Office for West Africa, in his report to the Council, urged the UN to further support national and regional efforts to combat the “serious threat”
The visit is Macron’s second to Mali in a month and a half, which defines his hard-stand against terrorism, especially those linked to al-Qaida in the region
he Security Council had on Friday adopted Resolution 2349 (2017) to bring attention to the Boko Haram crisis
The resolution followed a report of its mission to the region last month
Rycroft, who is the UK Ambassador to the UN, explained that the mission of the UNSC to Nigeria was aimed at enabling the Security Council get first-hand information on the humanitarian crisis in the region
He said this during a meeting he hosted with members of the United Nations Security Council who are on a visit to the country
So sending a strong message out that the UN will not condone the export of terrorism on the scale it has been done to Nigeria offers the one hope that these people with evil intentions can be made to stop