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The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with the United Nations secretary general, reiterated that Tehran has attended the Vienna talks with good faith and is after a good agreement.
The recent meeting between Iran and the European Union (EU) top diplomats in Brussels over the nuclear deal was “useful”, according to an EU spokesman.
The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has rejected a report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic as biased, confrontational and politically-motivated.
Tehran says the appointment of a special rapporteur for Iran is an unjust and politically-motivated scheme initiated by the West, especially Canada, in pursuance of its adversarial attitude against the Iranian nation.
The Iranian foreign minister says if parties to the Iran nuclear deal live up to their obligations fully under the JCPOA, Tehran will also return to fulfilling its commitments.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has welcomed negotiations between Iran and Saudi Arabia. He said he was ready to help at any time, according to a press conference held by the Secretary-General’s spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric at the permanent UN headquarters in New York.
Ali Asghar Khaji, a senior advisor to Iran’s foreign minister, has held talks by telephone with Hans Grundberg, the UN secretary-general’s new special envoy for Yemen, as the Islamic Republic of Iran continues consultations on how to resolve the Yemeni crisis.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has discussed the situation in Syria with the UN Special Envoy on Syria Geir Pederson during a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly and discussed cooperation with the world body and the situation in the region.
The Iranian foreign minister, in a meeting with the president of the UN General Assembly, said sanctions have turned into a terrorism tool against nations and that the world body is expected to stand up to U.S. unilateralism and lawlessness by strengthening multilateralism.