Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Int'l Relations

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.

United Nations celebrates International Day of Nowruz

The United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Nowruz, which marks the start of spring, with the participation of Iran and 11 other countries that observe the ancestral festivity.

Iranian president: Nowruz symbolizes a culture based on values

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has in separate messages congratulated the leaders of countries marking Nowruz on the arrival of the New Year.

Iran says it reserves right to respond to Israeli strike that killed advisers

Iran says it reserves the right to respond to Israel’s recent missile attack which left two Iranian military advisers dead in the Syrian capital Damascus.

Iran writes to UNSC over US senator’s ‘hateful’ remarks in Israel

Iran has written to the United Nations to complain about the recent hateful comments of an American senator in Israeli-occupied al-Quds, where he encouraged the Tel Aviv regime to conduct more assassination operations against Iranian nuclear scientists.

Iran sends humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Iran says it has sent another shipment of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.

South Korea uses frozen assets to pay Iran’s dues to UN

The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations has confirmed that South Korea has used $18million of Tehran’s frozen assets to pay Iran’s arrears to the UN.

Report: South Korea, Iran mull paying Tehran UN debts

South Korea is in consultations with Iran over the proposed use of its funds, frozen under the US sanctions, to help Tehran pay dues to the United Nations and regain its voting rights, government sources say.

Tehran mayor, Thai envoy discuss cooperation on urban services

Mayor of Tehran Alireza Zakani has held talks with Thailand’s ambassador to Iran Worawoot Pongprapapant on cooperation between the two countries on urban services.

Iran envoy seeks ending suspension of UN voting right

Iran's envoy to the United Nations says he expects that the suspension of Tehran's right to vote in the world body will be lifted soon.

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