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The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to carry out any necessary measures in order to send humanitarian aid to the oppressed and defenseless Yemeni people, said Amir Abdollahian.
Iran deeply believes that the Yemeni crisis should be resolved politically and based on dialogue among Yemenis in order to establish an inclusive government, said Afkham.
Afkham called on the UN to act on its responsibilities with regard to the human tragedy and oblige the countries which support the terrorists to cut their arms and financial aid.
An Iran-UN workshop in Tehran reviewed the State of Environment report, with the UN expressing readiness to set up an environment database in Iran.
“Considering the institutional capabilities of the United Nations, I tend to remain hopeful that the UN and its capacity and mechanisms can be brought to bear” on such an important issue, Zarif said.
Russia has criticized Washington for its refusal to issue a visa to Iran’s appointee for the position of ambassador to the United Nations, saying the move is in violation of the US commitments as a host of the UN headquarters.
Senior Iranian Foreign Ministry officials said on Saturday Tehran remains insistent on its pick for the post of Ambassador to the United Nations and will resort to legal means to counter the US refusal to issue visa for Hamid Aboutalebi.