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Int'l Relations

Any Israeli aggression will get ‘stronger’ response from Iran: Envoy

Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani has warned that any Israeli assault against Tehran’s interests will be dealt with a “stronger” blow.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Iran’s retaliation against Israel

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set to convene after Israel requested the Council to hold an emergency meeting on Iran's military operation against the occupied territories.

Iran says retaliation against Israeli ‘legitimate defense’, warns of more intense raids

Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations defended Tehran’s retaliation against Israel's recent terrorist attack on the Islamic Republic’s diplomatic premises in the Syrian capital Damascus. It warnred of more severe raids in case of fresh Israeli attacks.

UNSC refers Palestine’s full membership bid to committee

The United Nations Security Council president has referred the Palestinian Authority's application to become a full member of the world body to the committee on the admission of new members.

Iran asks UN Security Council to condemn recent terrorist attacks in Sistan and Baluchestan Province

Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani has urged the UN Security Council to strongly condemn a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in the country’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province, and to adopt proper measures in line with its commitments concerning the fight against terrorism.

US vows to block Palestine push for full UN membership

Washington has vowed to block a new bid by the Palestinians for full membership in the United Nations.

US responsible for all Israeli crimes: Iran UN envoy

Zahra Ershadi, Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, has warned that Israel’s recent attack on the Iranian consulate in the Syrian capital Damascus, could escalate tensions in the Western Asia region and spark further conflicts involving other nations. During a speech to the UN Security Council meeting, she also stated that Washington must take responsibility for the Zionist regime’s crimes in the region.

UN chief condemns fatal attack on Iran consulate in Damascus

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the Monday missile strike on Iran's consulate in the Syrian capital, Damascus, offering condolences over the death of Iranian military advisors in the incident.

UN Security Council adopts Gaza ceasefire resolution

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and the release of all captives held by the Palestinian group Hamas as the United States abstained from the vote.

UN chief says blocked Gaza aid amid starvation a ‘moral outrage’

The line of blocked aid trucks stuck on Egypt’s side of the border with the Gaza Strip while Palestinians face starvation on the other side is a “moral outrage”, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stated on a visit to the Rafah crossing.

Russia, China veto US resolution on Gaza

Moscow and Beijing have vetoed a Washington-drafted resolution calling for, but not directly demanding, a ceasefire in the Israeli war in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Iran rejects U.S., UK’s baseless allegations over Yemen, Red Sea

Iran has lashed out at the United States and Britain for levelling groundless allegations against Tehran with regards to the status of the Red Sea and Yemen.

Iran: Israel actions in Gaza have sounded alarm for “most unprecedented humanitarian disaster” of century

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has written separate letters to UN chief, the president of the UN security Council, the secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), as well as the foreign ministers of Muslim and non-Muslim countries on the recent developments in the Gaza Strip, warning that the Israeli actions in the besieged enclave have raised the alarm for the most unprecedented humanitarian disaster in this century.

Iran to preside over Conference on Disarmament within days

Iran will start presiding over the United Nations Conference on Disarmament (CD) from March 18.

Iran: UN human rights mechanisms ‘plaything’ for western governments

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani has categorically dismissed a report released by a mission mandated by the United Nations over the 2022 death of the young Iranian woman Mahsa Amini and the unrest and deadly riots over the tragic incident across the country, lamenting that human rights mechanisms of the world body have turned into “a plaything” in the hands of certain western governments.

Iran stresses reserves right to respond to any Israeli threat or action

Iran reserves the right to respond to any threat or move by the Israeli regime against its national security, the country’s permanent envoy to the United Nations has reiterated in a letter to the world body.

UN chief warns Israeli onslaught on Rafah would put ‘final nail in coffin’ to humanitarian aid

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that an all-out Israeli offensive in Rafah, where hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians are sheltering, would put an end to the UN assistance programs in Gaza.

Iran FM to UN chief: US escalating tensions in West Asia

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a meeting with the UN Secretary General Antoni Guterres, strongly condemned the US’ attempts to escalate tensions in the Red Sea and Yemen, warning that Washington's actions will ruin joint efforts by Tehran and the United Nations to bring calm to the region.

Iran says can but won’t sell weapons to Russia amid Ukraine war

Although Tehran has the legal right to sell ballistic missiles, it has refrained from arms transactions during the Russia-Ukraine conflict to prevent an escalation of the war, the Iranian permanent mission to the United Nation has announced.

UN experts urge countries to immediately halt weapons exports to Israel amid Gaza war

A group of the UN experts has stressed that any arms exports to Israel that would be used in the Gaza Strip are likely a violation of international law and should stop immediately.

US to ICJ: Israel should not be asked to immediately end occupation of Palestinian territories

The United States has told the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that it should not order the unconditional withdrawal of Israel from the Palestinian territories without security guarantees.

US vetoes another UN resolution demanding Gaza ceasefire

The US has vetoed a United Nations security council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza for the third time, arguing that it would undermine negotiations over a hostage agreement.

Iran FM urges the UN chief to force Israel to stop Gaza genocide

The Iranian foreign minister has sent a letter to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, once again reminding the organization of its onerous task in the face of the Israeli regime’s "genocide" in the Gaza Strip.

Iran’s UN envoy rejects as baseless US allegations about weapons smuggling to Yemen

Iran has roundly dismissed as "unfounded" US accusations that Tehran is transferring arms and ammunition to Yemen, stressing that Washington is abusing the UN Security Council podium to pursue its short-sighted political objectives.

Iran president urges Israel’s expulsion from UN

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for the  expulsion of Israel from the United Nations, citing its crimes against Palestinians, including the ongoing war on Gaza that has killed more than 28,000 Palestinians since early October last year.

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