Sunday, February 5, 2023

Iran-UN Relations

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.

UN Rapporteur Has No Authority to Comment about Ukrainian Plane Crash: Iran

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard has no authority to comment about the Ukrainian plane crash in Iran.

Iran, UN Exchange Views on Syria Political Process in Sochi

Ali-Asghar Khaji, the Iranian foreign minister's senior assistant in special political affairs, who is heading the Iranian delegation to the 15th International Meeting on Syria within the Astana Format, held talks with the UN delegation headed by Geir O. Pedersen, the UN Secretary-General’s special envoy for Syria, in the Russian city of Sochi.

Iran FM, UN Envoy Exchange Views on Settlement of Yemen Crisis

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, have exchanged views on various aspects of the Yemen crisis in a meeting in Tehran.

Iran Urges Further UN Intervention to End Yemen Plight

Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has held talks with UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths and his entourage in Tehran.

Iran to Give ‘Decisive Response’ to Israel, Envoy Tells UN Chief

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has warned about Israeli officials’ provocative and hawkish remarks, saying Tehran will give a decisive response to any Israeli threat.

Iran Torchbearer of War on Drugs: Envoy  

Iran’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna says the country is the flag-bearer of the fight against narcotics on the world stage.

Iran, UN Commission Sign Agreement on 1st Day of Biden’s Tenure

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have signed an agreement on January 21 as the new US president has taken office.

Iran Says Payment of Its UN Contribution Obstructed by US Bans

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the country has always paid its UN membership fee despite restrictions imposed by US sanctions, and is in talks with the UN to find a safe channel for the payment of this year's contribution.

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Discuss Syria Developments

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen has held talks with Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister in special political affairs.

Iran Writes to Security Council to Warn about US Adventurism in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) in New York has warned against the United States’ “military adventurism” and recent provocative moves in the Persian Gulf region, at a time that the administration of lame duck US President Donald Trump nears its final days.

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