Thursday, December 1, 2022

Int'l Relations

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.

Iran UN envoy warns of rising Islamophobia

Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has warned about rising Islamophobia in the world.

China’s Tehran envoy: US had 16 peaceful years over two centuries

China’s ambassador to Tehran says US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s remarks last month about Washington’s policies regarding Beijing is a new page in a series of lies, adding over the last two centuries, the US has only experienced 16 years in peace.

Iran demands end to unilateral, hostile sanctions

Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations has condemned the unjust and unilateral actions that affect the countries’ health sectors, urging the international community to take effective measures to help end sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Iran writes to Guterres, urges UN to condemn murder of IRGC member

Iran has written to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres over the recent assassination of a member of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Tehran, calling on the world body to shoulder its responsibility and condemn the terrorist crime.

Iran urges recognizing right of managing conventional weapons

Iran’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has said that UN member states’ right to manage and supervise their conventional weapons should be recognized.

Kahtibzadeh: We don’t know whether Vienna talks leads to agreement

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibazadeh says the text of an agreement that would conclude the Vienna talks is not yet finalized “for us to talk about”.

Iran says resolution on Russia suspension from UNHRC politically driven

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi said the UN General Assembly’s draft resolution to suspend Russia’s membership from Human Rights Council was politically-motivated.

Iran’s UN envoy slams US’s unilateral coercive sanctions against other countries

Iran’s envoy to the United Nations Zahra Ersahdi says the US’s inhumane unilateral coercive measures pose a serious threat to the health of Iranians.

Iran envoy: Israel life lies on creating instability

Reacting to unfounded remarks of Israeli envoy to UN Human Rights Council against Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Tehran’s Permanent Envoy to UN Office in Geneva stressed that life of the occupying regime of Israel lies on creating instability at the expense of others.

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