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While Iran’s mission to the UN earlier said its absence from the UN General Assembly voting on Myanmar was to protest the Third Committee’s politicized approaches, an informed source says the absence was caused by a lack of coordination.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the foreign minister and de facto leader of Myanmar, has been named the 2017 International Islamophobe of the Year for her country’s atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
Masud Bin Momen, the ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Nations, has discussed the plight of Rohingya Muslims who have been fleeing violence and oppression in Myanmar and headed to Bangladesh in recent months.
A senior Iranian lawmaker has called on the UN to shoulder its responsibility and stand against the oppressors in the world, particularly the Myanmarese government which is killing Rohingya Muslims.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has held a meeting to finalize a roadmap for humanitarian assistance to Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has lashed out at the Myanmar government for disregarding the international calls to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims.
Iranian president has warned that ignoring the violation of the basic rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar would incite extremism and destabilize the entire region.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the US would pay “a high cost” should it withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.