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Iran-UN Relations

Iran envoy urges UN to swiftly stop Israel aggressions against Palestinians

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations (UN) has denounced deadly raids by Israeli forces against Palestinians in and around the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of al-Quds. He urged immediate action to halt the Tel Aviv aggression.

Iran FM, UN chief discuss regional issues, Vienna talks

Iran’s foreign minister and the UN chief have held talks on the latest developments in the region and the process of negotiations in Vienna on the revival of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

South Korea uses frozen assets to pay Iran’s dues to UN

The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations has confirmed that South Korea has used $18million of Tehran’s frozen assets to pay Iran’s arrears to the UN.

Iran reaffirms support for UN efforts to preserve Syria sovereignty

The Iranian foreign minister’s senior advisor for special political affairs has reaffirmed Iran’s support for the UN’s efforts to preserve Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as the world body’s encouragement of dialog between Syrian factions.

Iran envoy seeks ending suspension of UN voting right

Iran's envoy to the United Nations says he expects that the suspension of Tehran's right to vote in the world body will be lifted soon.

Iran says sanctions barred payment of UN membership fee

Iran’s foreign ministry says the US sanctions are to blame for Tehran’s failure to pay its membership fee in the United Nations after the world body suspended Iranian right to vote over its arrears.

UN lauds Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has hailed Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants.

Amir Abdollahian: Iran will not accept threats

Iran’s top diplomat Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said the Islamic Republic is seeking a good deal with goodwill and active initiatives over the JCPOA but it will not tolerate the language of threat.

Iran FM to UN chief: Tehran attends talks with good faith

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with the United Nations secretary general, reiterated that Tehran has attended the Vienna talks with good faith and is after a good agreement.

EU calls Tehran-Brussels talks over JCPOA “useful”

The recent meeting between Iran and the European Union (EU) top diplomats in Brussels over the nuclear deal was “useful”, according to an EU spokesman.

Iran: UN Rapporteur should condemn devastating effects of economic terrorism on Iranians

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has rejected a report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic as biased, confrontational and politically-motivated.

Iran slams UN rights report as biased, based on vague sources

Tehran says the appointment of a special rapporteur for Iran is an unjust and politically-motivated scheme initiated by the West, especially Canada, in pursuance of its adversarial attitude against the Iranian nation.

Iran FM: Tehran returns to full nuclear compliance, if others do

The Iranian foreign minister says if parties to the Iran nuclear deal live up to their obligations fully under the JCPOA, Tehran will also return to fulfilling its commitments.

UN chief welcomes Saudi-Iran talks

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has welcomed negotiations between Iran and Saudi Arabia. He said he was ready to help at any time, according to a press conference held by the Secretary-General’s spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric at the permanent UN headquarters in New York.

Iran, UN envoy discuss ways of resolving Yemen crisis

Ali Asghar Khaji, a senior advisor to Iran’s foreign minister, has held talks by telephone with Hans Grundberg, the UN secretary-general’s new special envoy for Yemen, as the Islamic Republic of Iran continues consultations on how to resolve the Yemeni crisis.

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”.

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