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UNGA president calls on Russia, Ukraine to settle disputes through dialogue******
People stand in front of a bombed-out civilian apartment complex in Chuhuiv, near Kharkiv, on February 24, 2022.
Abdulla Shahid, president of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on Thursday called for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and peaceful means to settle disputes.
"I call for an immediate ceasefire, de-escalation of tensions and a firm return to diplomacy and dialogue," said the UNGA president in a statement.
Underscoring that the UN Charter is based on the principle of sovereign equality, Shahid called on all member states to settle their international disputes by peaceful means.
"I renew my call to all member states to uphold their obligations under international law and international humanitarian law," said the UNGA president.
"The safe and unhindered access for humanitarian assistance to Ukraine and its people is a priority and the need of the hour," he said.
CBA regular season second stage matches to be played in Changchun******
BEIJING, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- All second stage matches of the 2021-22 regular season of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league will be held in Changchun in northeast China's Jilin Province.。
These matches had been scheduled to take place in both Changchun and Zhuji in east China's Zhejiang Province on December 25.。
In a statement issued on Wednesday, the league's governing body said the revised decision was made in view of rising COVID-19 cases in Zhejiang Province and other regions of China.。
The statement also left room for minor adjustments to the kick-off times of the second stage matches based on local prevention and control measures, with any adjustments to the schedule to be announced in due course.。
After 13 rounds of matches in the league's first stage, the Liaoning Flying Leopards lead the 20-team table with a 12-1 record. They are followed by the Guangdong Southern Tigers, the Shenzhen Aviators and the Zhejiang Lions, all with a win-loss record of 11-2. Enditem。
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