Tag: Iran-United Nations
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered his heart-felt congratulation to Antonio Guterres on his election as the new UN secretary general, expressing the hope that he would engage in an all-out fight against extremism and help find peaceful solutions to the crises in Syria and Yemen.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman slammed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s recent report on human rights situation in Iran as baseless, saying there are fundamental flaws in the report, which has been drafted on the basis of unfair resolutions with political purposes.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations highlighted the country’s strategic approach to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, explaining the projects Iran has devised to that end.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with a number of world leaders on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit New York City to attend the 71st United Nations General Assembly Session due to be held from September 20 to 26, Iran’s First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri announced.
Iran’s top human rights official rejected the appointment of UN special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, saying that Tehran regards the move as “unjustified”.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on world powers to make sure that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is beneficial to the people of Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi described United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s draft report about the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers (known as the JCPOA) as “biased”, saying it has been prepared under US pressure.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said the report by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about Resolution 2231 elicited a harsh response from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.