Monday, August 15, 2022

Iran-UN Relations

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.

Iran Deplores Adoption of Human Rights Resolution at UNGA

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh has denounced the adoption of a resolution against Iran by the UN General Assembly.

Iran, UN Discuss Latest Syria Developments

Senior diplomats from Iran and the United Nations have discussed the latest developments pertaining Syria, especially the country’s Constitutional Committee.

Iran Urges UNESCO to Condemn Assassination of Fakhrizadeh

Iran’s Ambassador to UNESCO Ahmad Jalali asked the organization not to seal its lips in the face of such terror acts. “You are all aware...

Iran Urges Int’l Community to Build Consensus against Coercive Measures

Iran’s Ambassador to international organizations in Vienna Kazem Gharibabadi has called for global consensus against coercive measures.

Iran’s Zarif, UN Envoy Discuss Syria Developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a meeting with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen on the latest developments related to the Syria crisis.

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Hold Talks on Syria

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen and Senior Assistant to Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji have held talks on the latest developments in Syria.

Iranian, UN Envoys for Afghanistan Discuss Peace Process

Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian, the Iranian Foreign Minister's Special Envoy for Afghanistan, has held a meeting with Deborah Lyons, the special representative of the UN Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

US Sanctions on Iran in Violation of ICJ Ruling: Envoy

Iran has asked the United States to comply with the temporary verdict issued by the International Court of Justice in The Hague over Tehran’s case against Washington.

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Discuss Syria Developments

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen and Senior Assistant to Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji have held talks on the latest developments in Syria.

Iran Rejects UN Special Rapporteur’s Report on Human Rights

Head of the Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights, Ali Baqeri Kani, has criticized the UN's latest report on Iran's human rights situation, saying that the rapporteur’s report is based on terrorists’ allegations.

Iran Urges UN to Stand Up against Unilateralism and War

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the United Nations, at its 75th birthday anniversary, to stand up against unilateralism and war.

Iran’s Non-Oil Exports Doubled in 8 Years: President

The Iranian president says the country's non-oil exports have roughly doubled in the 11th and 12th administrations.

Iran’s UN Envoy Stresses Sovereignty over Trio of Persian Islands

The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations has reiterated the country’s sovereignty over three Persian Gulf islands, saying those territories have always been and will always remain Iranian.

Iran Will Now Conduct Legal Arms Trade with Other Countries: UN Mission

Iran’s mission to the United Nations says with the termination of the UN arms embargo on Iran, the country will now conduct legal trade in weapons with other states.

WHO Donates Respirators, PCR Test Devices to Iran

The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided Iran with 150 respirators and 100 advanced thermal cyclers to run poly chain reaction (PCR) tests amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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