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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed a new US claim that Iran's launch of space rockets and missiles breaches a Security Council resolution that endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Washington has already violated that UN document and thus cannot comment on it.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed hope that the UN would be able to play its key role in establishing peace in Yemen while remaining unaffected by different pressures.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has welcomed the agreements and understandings reached between the Yemeni warring sides brokered by the United Nations Secretary-General in Sweden.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hits out at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for making another “mockery” of the UN Security Council (UNSC) by taking the podium there to brag about Washington’s violation of a resolution adopted by the same council on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran clearly and totally supports the United Nations’ mission to pursue a political solution to the ongoing crisis in Yemen.
Iran’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna has been designated as the first vice chair of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND).
Iran’s diplomatic mission in the United Nations rejected as baseless US claims that the Islamic Republic’s missile program is not in conformity with the UN Security Council Resolution 2231, saying such claims are in line with Washington’s “deceptive and hostile policy”.
A UN official says children are innocent and should be protected against any negative impact of sanctions, the “harshest” of which were recently imposed by the US on the Islamic Republic.