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Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, and the UN's Acting Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ramesh Rajasingham have sat for talks on a range of issues.
A senior Iranian official has discussed Yemen developments with the UN representative for the Arab country.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson says the UN Security Council president’s assertion that the US’ push to restore the UN sanctions on Iran is null and void indicates that the American attempt would have dire legal consequences.
A senior Iranian diplomat and the UN’s point man on Syria have exchanged views on the latest developments in the Arab country.
The Iranian president says the United States' back-to-back defeats at the UN Security Council are a result of the Iranian nation's resistance.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed the notion raised by some foreign media that a request from Washington has reinstated the UN sanctions against Tehran, saying the US will never achieve its illegitimate objective.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has, in a letter to the chairman of the UN Security Council, blasted the US' attempt to return the UNSC sanctions on Iran, reiterating that the US has no right to reapply provisions of a deal it has already left.
The US’ threat to activate a return of the UN sanctions against Tehran by triggering a mechanism in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal has no legal basis as Washington has already pulled out of the JCPOA, the Iranian president’s chief of staff has underlined.
The Iranian president says the United States is not legally authorized to trigger the so-called “snapback” mechanism to reinstate UN sanctions against Iran.
The spokesperson for the Iranian government says a seven-way online summit of the UN Security Council permanent members, Germany and Iran, proposed by the president of Russia, is unlikely to produce results as the US government lacks any sincere intention.