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About Hussain Haroon

Hussain Haroon is Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations. In June 09, Haroon termed the failure of the United Nations (UN) to issue a resolution regarding the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks despite unprecedented pressure from India, as its diplomatic win over its neighbour.

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Pakistan warns of repercussions in event of provocations from Afghan areas
Pakistan has told the United Nations Security Council that it has acted with restraint to a recent cross-border attack by the Taliban that killed 17 Pakistani soldiers, but warned against recurrence of such provocations from the Afghan side.

Pak envoys in 'limbo' after Gilani's disqualification as PM
Pakistani ambassadors to the United Nations, United States and Britain among other countries are facing legal and diplomatic problems after the disqualification of Yousuf Raza Gilani as Pakistan's prime minister.

Pak to assume seat today as non-permanent member of UN Security Council
Pakistan will assume a seat today in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as a non-permanent member for two years.

Afghanistan should take "a leaf out of India's book" rather than "accusing" Pak: Haroon
Pakistan's Ambassador to the U.N. Abdullah Hussain Haroon has said Afghanistan should "take a leaf out of India's book" and learn from the "enormous maturity" it has shown in dealing with issues, instead of being "accusatory towards Pakistan."

India played 'major role' in Pakistan's UNSC non-permanent seat victory: Haroon
Pakistan has appreciated India's support for its candidacy for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) at a time when many countries that Islamabad had considered as friends "were no longer friends".

US policy of 'talking down' to Pakistan 'not going to succeed': Abdullah Haroon
Pakistan's envoy to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has asked the United States not to 'talk down' to Islamabad, saying that Washington must recognise its helpful role in the war on terror.

Pakistan for decisive action against climate change
Pakistan has called for decisive action against climate change, and added that developing countries and small island states particularly face the existential peril of rising sea levels.

Pak counters 'unwarranted' UN 'extremists using children' allegation
Pakistan has informed the United Nations' Security Council that it is taking action to stop any use of children by extremist groups to promote their "nihilistic" agendas, while taking strong exception to an "unwarranted" reference in a UN report referring to the situation in the country.

Pakistan takes up Florida Quran desecration with UN
Pakistan has taken up the "despicable act" of desecration of the Holy Quran in Florida with the United Nations, and urged it to take urgent steps to promote inter-faith harmony in the wake of increasing acts of Islamophobia.

UN envoy says Pak backs reconciliation bid for peace and stability in Afghanistan
Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has said that his country supports an Afghan-led reconciliation process in Afghanistan to pave the way for durable peace and stability in the war-torn country.

'Pak doesn't want Afghanistan to become a theatre of proxy wars'
Pakistan has reportedly told the UN Security Council that it supports an Afghan-led and inclusive reconciliation process to establish durable peace and stability in the war-torn country.

'Obama cannot award permanent membership of UNSC to India': Pak envoy to UN
US President Barack Obama cannot award the permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council to India, Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Abdullah Hussain Haroon has said.

Kashmir remains on UNSC agenda list for this year: UN spokesman
The Jammu and Kashmir dispute remains on the United Nation Security Council's agenda, a UN spokesman stated on Monday, and rejected the reports that suggested it had been removed from the list of unresolved issues.

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