Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Iran-UN Relations

Iran FM: UN expected to do more to lift anti-Syria bans

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has discussed the situation in Syria with the UN Special Envoy on Syria Geir Pederson during a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

UN chief reiterates support for Iran nuclear deal, slams U.S. withdrawal

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly and discussed cooperation with the world body and the situation in the region.

Iran FM: Sanctions a terrorism tool, UNGA must stand against US unilateralism

The Iranian foreign minister, in a meeting with the president of the UN General Assembly, said sanctions have turned into a terrorism tool against nations and that the world body is expected to stand up to U.S. unilateralism and lawlessness by strengthening multilateralism.

Iran FM to UN chief: US made mistake maintaining illegal sanctions

The Iranian foreign minister has told the UN chief that the parties to the Iran nuclear deal must come to the negotiating table with a realistic view.

UN Chief Says Ready to Work With Raise for Peace, Human Rights

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sent a message to Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, declaring the world body’s readiness to cooperate with the Islamic Republic’s new government.

Iran Urges UN to Deal with Israel’s ‘Adventurism’  

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations has called on the world body to deal with the Israeli regime’s “adventurism” in the region.

Zarif Documents West’s Non-Implementation of Its Commitments in Letter to UN Chief

The text of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's last letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, dated July 20, 2021, is publicly released for the first time.

Iran Calls for Lifting of US Sanctions against Syria

The Islamic Republic of Iran has objected to the US sanctions against the Syrian people, calling for the lifting of sanctions as soon as possible.

Iran Denies Media Reports, Says Didn’t Apply for Security Council Membership

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed inaccurate reports about Iran's failure to win enough votes for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council, saying Tehran has not applied for the Security Council membership.

UNSC Resolution 2231 Says Nothing about Iran Missiles: Spokesman

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 imposes no restriction on Iran’s missile program, rejecting such interpretations as “incorrect and very unlikely”.

Iran’s Voting Right Restored after Paying Contribution Arrears to UN

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has paid the country's overdue UN membership fee for over $16 million, restoring the country's right to vote at the UN.

Iran Shares Plan with UN to Eliminate FSO Safer Oil Spill Risk

The UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths met Ali-Asghar Khaji, the Iranian Foreign Minister's senior advisor, to discuss the latest developments in Yemen.

Zarif Blasts UN for Suspending Iran’s Voting Rights due to Delinquent Debts

The Iranian foreign minister has objected to the announcement that Tehran would lose its right to vote at the UN General Assembly due to its overdue payment to the world body.

Iran, UN Discuss Significance of Humanitarian Aid in Conflict Zones

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand has held talks with the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, who will soon be appointed as UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs.

Iran’s Zarif, UN Envoy Discuss Afghan Peace Process

Jean Arnault, the UN Secretary-General's Personal Envoy on Afghanistan and Regional Issues who is visiting Tehran at the head of a delegation, held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the latest developments in Afghanistan.

Iran FM, UN Envoy Discuss Yemen Crisis in Tehran

Martin Griffiths, the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen, held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on various aspects of the Yemen crisis and the ways to achieve peace and stability in the country.

UN Envoy, Iranian Diplomat Discuss Afghanistan Violence in Tehran

Jean Arnault, the UN Secretary-General's Personal Envoy on Afghanistan and Regional Issues who is visiting Tehran at the head of a delegation for talks on issues related to Afghanistan, held a meeting with Mohammad-Ebrahim Taherian, the Iranian Foreign Minister's advisor and special envoy for Afghanistan.

UN Must Consider US Sanctions before Depriving Iran of Its Right to Vote: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slams the United Nations’ decision to strip Iran of its right to vote in the 193-member General Assembly due to arrears, saying the move shows the UN ignores the fact Washington’s sanctions prevent Iran from paying even for food.

Iran Backs UN’s Efforts to Settle Yemen Crisis in Peaceful Way

The Public Relations Department of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, denied the remarks recently made by Rostam Qassemi in an interview with Russia al-Youm regarding Iran's military assistance and the presence of Iranian military advisors in Yemen.

Iran to Join Apostille Convention Soon: Official

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand held talks with Christophe Bernasconi, the Secretary-General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) at the organisation's headquarters in The Hague.

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Discuss Latest Syria Developments

Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior advisor to the Iranian foreign minister for special political affairs, had a conversation with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen.

Iran FM Writes Letter to UN Chief over Natanz Act of Sabotage

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has written a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the recent act of sabotage against Iran’s Natanz enrichment facility.

Iran Denounces Human Rights Council’s ‘Illegitimate’ Resolution

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly denounced an anti-Iran resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council with the votes of a group of countries.

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Discuss Afghanistan Peace

Jean Arnault, the UN Secretary-General's personal envoy for Afghanistan and regional issues, had a phone conversation with Ebrahim Taherian, the Iranian foreign minister's special envoy for Afghanistan.

UN Chief Calls Zarif to Discuss Efforts to Establish Peace in Yemen

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres had a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday evening.

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