[Ed. – Apparently, Power’s not even competent to write stories for the Weekly Reader.]
Pressed Wednesday on the U.N. Security Council’s failure to respond firmly to Iran’s ballistic missile tests in violation of U.N. resolutions, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power said the matter was being discussed – and that at the world body, discussions were a “form” of action.
“Discussions are a form of U.N. action,” she told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. “It’s a little bit like a hearing is a form of congressional action.” …
Asked by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) what had been done since the first test was reported to the sanctions committee seven weeks ago, Power replied, “Beyond having Security Council discussions on the matter there’s been no follow-on action.”
Then she added, “Discussions are a form of U.N. action. It’s a little bit like a hearing is a form of congressional action.”
“We’ve have multiple discussions,” she said.