Thursday, February 22, 2024

Iran-UN Relations

Iran FM urges the UN chief to force Israel to stop Gaza genocide

The Iranian foreign minister has sent a letter to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, once again reminding the organization of its onerous task in the face of the Israeli regime’s "genocide" in the Gaza Strip.

UN chief calls for immediate end to Gaza war, sending aid to Palestinians

António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary General called for an immediate end to Israel's war on Gaza and the dispatch of humanitarian aid to the encircled enclave.

US, UK raids on Yemen strategic mistake: Iran FM to UN chief

Iran's Foreign Minister, in a telephone conversation with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, has strongly condemned the recent strikes on Yemen by the United States and the UK as illegal and a strategic mistake.

Iran UN envoy warns Israel’s ‘provocative moves’ destabilizing region

The Iranian envoy to the United Nations has warned Israel’s provocative measures pose a serious threat to regional peace and security. 

Iran refutes UNGA’s human rights resolution

Spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Nasser Kanaani has strongly condemned the adoption of a resolution by the United Nations General Assembly over the human rights situation in Iran, describing the move as a clear example of double standards and instrumental use of human rights by some Western countries to achieve illegitimate political objectives.

Iran welcomes UN chief’s invoking of Article 99 of UNSC Charter

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry welcomed Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, utilizing his powers under Article 99 of the United Nations Charter to urge the UN Security Council to halt the Israeli regime's attacks in Gaza.

Iranian diplomat: Iran free to do any missile activity as UN restrictions expire

A senior Iranian diplomat says Iran is now facing no restrictions with regards to its missile activities given that the country is no longer facing any prohibitions in that sector.

Iran FM tells UN chief Tehran backs any political solution to Israeli genocide in Gaza

Iran’s foreign minister, in a meeting with Secretary General of the United nations António Guterres, voiced Tehran’s support for any political solution that would put an end to the Israel’s genocide against Palestinians in Gaza.

Top negotiator: Iran no longer subject to any UN Security Council missile restrictions

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator has announced that according to Security Council Resolution 2231, Iran is no longer the subject of any restrictions related to the transfer of ballistic missiles within the framework of the United Nations Security Council.

Iran President to Guterres: UN tasked to stand up against greedy powers

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, in a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York, stressed the United Nations’ crucial role is to stop greedy powers in the world from dominating weaker nations.

UNSC condemns Iran’s shrine terrorist attack

The United Nations Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the "heinous and cowardly terrorist" attack on the Shah Cheragh shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz.

UN, EU condemn Iran’s shrine terrorist attack

Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general, as well as spokesperson for the external affairs of the European Union Peter Stano have condemned the terrorist attack on a holy shrine in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz.

Iranian FM writes letter to UN chief over desecration of Quran, Swedish envoy summoned

The Iranian foreign minister, in a letter to the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, has warned against the continuation of defiling Islamic sanctities.

Iran rights chief denounces UN fact-finding mission as politically motivated

Secretary-General of Iran's High Council for Human Rights Kazem Gharibabadi has stressed that establishing an Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Iran is an unreasonable politically motivated act.

Iran’s envoy rejects ‘biased and unfair’ UN human rights report

Iran’s permanent representative to the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva Ali Bahraini has slammed as “biased” and "unfair" a report by the world body on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic.

Iran writes letter to UN chief, warns US, Israel against any military action

The Iranian permanent ambassador to the UN Amir Saeid Iravani has reiterated Iran’s right to respond to any act of aggression by the Israeli regime against Tehran’s nuclear program, warning that Iran will hold the US accountable for explicitly supporting such terrorist moves.

Deputy UN chief says talks with Iran FM on humanitarian issues ‘constructive’

UN Under-Secretary for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths says he has held “constructive talks” with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on a range of topics, including the anti-Iran sanctions and the crisis in Afghanistan.

Tehran writes letter to UN chief, raps Israel killing of Iranian military advisors in Syria

Iran’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations has sent a letter to António Guterres UN secretary-general and also to the head of the world body’s security council on the killing of two Iranian military advisors in an Israeli attack in Syria. Amir Saeid Iravani said that the crime is a flagrant violation of international law.

Iran rejects UN rights resolution, raps mandate of special rapporteur

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has rejected as politically-motivated a human rights resolution against the Islamic Republic, adopted at the 52nd meeting of the UN Human Rights Council.

Iran: US-led resolution to cancel UN body membership political move

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Naser Kanaani strongly condemned the approval of a resolution drafted by the United States to remove Iran from the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). He described the move as political without legal basis.

Political expert: Iran govt. should take resolutions seriously

An Iranian political expert says Iran’s diplomatic apparatus should take resolutions against Tehran seriously.

Iran’s future on UN women’s rights body to be decided within days: Diplomats

A US push for Iran to be removed from a UN women's body will be voted on Dec. 14, diplomats say. Tehran says Western countries lack the competence to decide about the issues pertaining to human rights in Iran.

Iran says not to cooperate with UN rights committee, summons German envoy

The spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry says Tehran, “will in no way cooperate with the UN fact-finding mission” over the recent protests and deadly riots in the country.

Analyst: Each new resolution part of campaign to refer Iran to UNSC, activate trigger mechanism

An Iranian political analyst warns against the consequences that any anti-Iran resolution may entail on the international stage, saying every such resolution is a step toward referral of the Islamic Republic’s case to the United Nations Security Council.

Expert warns of consequences due to UNHRC’s resolution against Iran

Reza Nasri, an expert on international affairs, says the recent anti-Iran resolution passed by the UN Human Rights Council has damaged Iran's reputation, warning about inaction on the part of the Islamic Republic.

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