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SUNS # 8919 Tuesday 4 June 2019

Trade : AB crisis is a crisis of trade multilateralism, says 2018 AB chair   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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The crisis of the Appellate Body (AB) is the "crisis of trade multilateralism", and the choices that are made will define the prospects for international cooperation in trade for the next decades.

United Nations : US "emergency" arms sales to Mideast nations under fire   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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When the UN Security Council met last week to discuss the deaths and devastation caused to civilians in ongoing military conflicts and civil wars, the killings in Yemen and the air attacks on hospitals, schools, mosques, and market places - whether deliberate or otherwise - were singled out as the worst ever.

Asia-Pacific : Viewed as engine of the world economy   (IPS, Bangkok) (PRIV)
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Since this Commission first met in 1947, our countries have travelled a long journey.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the Eid Al-Fitr holiday for UN offices in Geneva, the next issue SUNS #8920 will appear on 6 June.

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