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An awkward setting for domestic politics

  • Anne Gearan
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(Mike Segar/Reuters)

(Mike Segar/Reuters)

The setting at the U.N., just outside the Security Council chamber, was an awkward one for parochial politics.

UN officials moved aside a bank of flags usually used as a backdrop for diplomats as the leave Security Council meetings. But a banner with the U.N. blue color and Security Council logo remained — because it is nailed to the wall.