Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Int'l Relations

Iran FM voices hope UNGA would address global security challenges

Iran’s foreign minister, in a meeting with the president of UN General Assembly, had expressed hope that the Assembly’s ongoing meeting in New York would pave the way for dealing with the security challenges worldwide.

Iranian FM meets counterparts in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian had a flurry of diplomatic meetings on the fringes of the 77th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York mainly to bolster and expand the Islamic Republic’s ties with other countries and discuss the regional and international developments.

Iran FM meets counterparts from across world amid diplomatic traffic in NY

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian holds meetings with his counterparts from different continents of the world as New York, which hosts the UN headquarters, is witnessing busy diplomatic days.

Iran’s Raisi to Guterres: UN must serve nations, not big powers

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi stresses the United Nations’ role in enabling nations to resolve their own issues free from foreign interference, saying the world body should truly serve nations, and not the agenda of big powers.

Iran president: Sanctions, terrorism, war results of unilateralism

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi said that sanctions, terrorism, war and bloodshed are the results of unilateralism. He made the remark as he arrived in the US city of New York to attend the 77th Summit of the United Nations General Assembly.

Official: President Raisi to visit New York for UN meeting

An Iranian official has confirmed that Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi will visit New York later this month, to take part in the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Iran slams Albania cyber attack claims as baseless

Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations has rejected claims of a cyber attacks by the Albanian government against Iran as ‘baseless’ and ‘false’, adding Iran itself has been a victim of cyber attacks.

All Russian delegates to UN General Assembly denied US visas: Envoy

None of Russia’s 56-member delegation to the UN General Assembly has been granted a US visa as of September 1, Russia’s envoy to the UN stated in his letter to the United Nations Secretary General.

Former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev dies aged 91

Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and only president of the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 91, in Moscow.

Official reaffirms Iran SCO, BRICS partnership in intl. decision-making

Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs says presence in Shanghai Cooperation Organization and BRICS Plus will make Tehran a partner to major international political, security and economic decision-making.

Russia says west actions not to stop multipolarity

The West is seeking to disregard objective historic processes, which may slow down the forming of a multipolar world but will never stop it, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Zvezda television channel.

Iran envoy calls for strong position against Israel over NPT

Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has urged all nations across the globe to take a strong position at the 2022 NPT Review Conference against Israel.

Iran UN envoy urges US commitment over nuclear disarmament

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has called on a real commitment to nuclear disarmament by the United States and a Middle East free of nuclear weapons.

Russia urges US to fulfill legal obligations concerning chemical weapons

Russia is calling on the United States to stop evading its obligations to eliminate chemical weapons and not to interfere in the affairs of other countries, the Russian Embassy in Washington announced.

China and Russia presidents confirm attending G20 summit

Chinese and Russian Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have both confirmed they will attend the G20 summit on the resort island of Bali this November, according to Indonesian President Joko Widodo as the host of the event. The summit will mark the first time that Putin, Xi and US President Joe Biden will have met in person since Russia attacked Ukraine.

Iran FM to UN chief: Tehran determined to reach robust, lasting nuclear deal

Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, said Tehran is serious about reaching a robust and lasting nuclear deal.

Israel kills 2nd Palestinian cmdr. as death toll from strikes on Gaza hits 32

The Israeli military kills a second commander of the Gaza-based Islamic Jihad resistance movement as the death toll from the regime’s escalating acts of aggression against the blockaded territory surpasses 30, including children.

Russia on Pelosi’s visit: World has no place for US hegemony

Russia says the recent visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “a clear provocation” against China, and urges Washington to understand that the world is no place for US hegemony.

President Raisi to visit NY to attend UN General Assembly

Iran’s government spokesman says planning is being made for President Ebrahim Raisi’s visit to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly in September.

Iran voices readiness to help world cope with energy crisis, food insecurity

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian voiced Tehran's readiness to help the international community cope with the current energy crisis and counter food insecurity.

Iraqi FM says Turkey violated country’s sovereignty 22k+ times since 2018

Iraq’s foreign minister says Turkey has violated the Arab country’s sovereignty more than 22,700 times since 2018 and the foreign ministry has sent 296 notes of protest to Ankara over the attacks.

Iravani appointed as Iran’s new ambassador to United Nations

Iran has appointed veteran diplomat Saeed Iravani as the country’s ambassador to the United Nations.

Iraq files complaint at UNSC against Turkey over deadly shelling

Baghdad has filed an official complaint at the United Nations Security Council against Ankara, following a fatal strike on a tourist resort in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region blamed on Turkey. Iraq has also recalled its ambassador to protest what it calls Turkey's aggression.

Iran urges UN to help protect children via efforts to end armed conflicts

Iran’s ambassador to the UN draws attention to large numbers of civilians, particularly, children falling victim to armed conflicts worldwide, urging the world body to step up efforts to end such conflicts by addressing the underlying causes.

Iran urges UN to condemn Israeli crimes against Syria

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has called on the world body to condemn Israeli atrocities against Syria.

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