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Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization Zurab Pololikashvili, who is in Iran to attend a summit, says his visit to the country is aimed at putting the global body’s weight behind Iran’s tourism industry amid the US sanctions.
The exploitation of the environment for military and hostile purposes is a disaster for global nature and wildlife, and that’s why the United Nations has designated November 6 as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.
The 2018 edition of an international seminar revolving around the impact of war on woman, family and environment was held in Tehran on Tuesday, in the presence of a dozens of government officials and foreign ambassadors.
The 40th Plenary Session of the Affiliate Members of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will be held in the Iranian city of Hamadan next week despite efforts by the US to tarnish Iran’s image in the world.
Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister in political affairs, has discussed the ongoing crises in Syria and Yemen in separate meetings with the chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and a senior UN official in Tehran.
An Iranian official has called for the removal of Saudi Arabia from the UN Human Rights Council given the country’s violation of human rights in Yemen and Bahrain, and its alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations says the US envoy to the UN thought she could change the agenda of a multilateral organisation, but practically her efforts resulted in nothing but more isolation for Washington.
Iran’s foreign ministry has dismissed the anti-Iran remarks made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a meeting called “United Against Nuclear Iran Summit”, saying that Washington is getting more and more isolated day by day as a result of its bullying behaviours.