Iran has condemned a resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic, saying the document lacks legal status.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman denounced the ratification of a recent human rights resolution by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) against Iran.
A ministerial meeting on the fate of Iran’s nuclear deal is likely to be held in New York in late September, says a senior Russian official. Foreign ministers of the remaining signatories to the agreement may meet on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly, Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in […]
The Iranian foreign minister and the current president of the UN General Assembly have sat down for talks in New York. In the Friday meeting, FM Mohammad Javad Zarif and Miroslav Lajčák exchanged views on the developments at the UN body, and the upcoming conference on sustaining peace. They also discussed the holding of a high-level meeting in July on dealing with pollution caused by particulate matters, an […]
TEHRAN — The adoption of a draft on combating sand and dust storms (SDS) in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) will turn it into a global issue which can garner international support to tackle its detrimental effects, the Iranian ambassador to the UN said. The 72nd session of the UN […]
A United Nations rights expert hailed a unanimous vote by the UN General Assembly against the US administration’s decision to recognize al-Quds as the capital of Israel, saying the resolution reaffirmed the international community’s long-standing principles towards al-Quds. In an interview with the Tasnim News Agency, Michael Lynk, the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Special […]
TEHRAN – Iran’s Bahram Ghasemi said that the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly is a good chance for discussing the issue of Myanmar. “Regarding the responsibility the Islamic Republic of Iran bears about the Muslims of the world, we will concentrate the whole of our efforts for restoring the rights of this […]