• Sanctions pretext to violate Syria's sovereignty, support terrorism: Ja'afari

    Jul 30, 2020 11:05

    Syria’s Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari has denounced the Western economic sanctions against his country, saying the coercive measures are used as a pretext to keep up violations of Syrian sovereignty and support the terrorist groups wreaking havoc on the West Asian country.

  • UN Security Council rejects Russian-backed resolution on aid delivery to Syria

    Jul 09, 2020 10:35

    The UN Security Council has rejected a Russian-drafted resolution that would extend a cross-border aid delivery mechanism for a six-month period after Russia — along with China — vetoed a relevant Western-drafted document, which Moscow argued ignored the realities on the ground in the West Asian country.

  • UN Security Council adopts resolution on immediate ceasefire in conflict zones

    Jul 02, 2020 10:04

    The United Nations Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution calling for an immediate halt to conflicts worldwide in an attempt to facilitate the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

  • President Rouhani: ‘World once again witnessed US political defeat against Iran at UNSC’

    Jul 01, 2020 13:10

    President Hassan Rouhani highlights the US’s failure in its unlawful attempt at the UN Security Council to extend a UN arms ban on Iran, saying the meeting once again put on display another American political defeat for the world to see.

  • Zarif at UNSC: US an 'outlaw bully' that UN shouldn’t surrender to

    Jun 30, 2020 19:16

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tells the UN Security Council (UNSC) that the United States is an “outlaw bully” that the world body should not surrender to, warning that giving in to Washington’s pressure threatens to restore the “law of the jungle.”

  • Saudi support for US push to renew Iran arms ban bitter joke: Mousavi

    Jun 30, 2020 12:45

    Iran’s Foreign Ministry Sopkesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi on Tuesday said it is bitterly sarcastic to witness certain warmongering Persian Gulf Arab states throwing their weight behind the US drive to extend a UN arms embargo on the Islamic Republic, adding these states need to understand that submission to America will not make the region secure.

  • US to witness another show of intl. support for Iran deal at UNSC: Takht-Ravanchi

    Jun 30, 2020 12:14

    Iran’s envoy to United Nations (UN) Majid Takht-Ravanchi on Tuesday in an interview with Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) said the US attempts to extend a United Nations arms embargo against Tehran are a blatant violation of Resolution 2231, adding that during the upcoming Security Council meeting, Washington will once again witness global support for the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal and the resolution that endorsed it.

  • US breaches JCPOA, UNSC resolution, has no right to vilify Iran: Zarif

    Jun 11, 2020 19:23

    Iranian foreign minister says the United States has no right to “abuse” the UN and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to vilify Iran, because Washington has already breached the nuclear deal that Tehran clinched with world powers, including the US, and the United Nations Security Council resolution that endorsed the deal.

  • US denies Zarif visa to attend UNSC meeting

    Jan 07, 2020 12:15

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced Washington's refusal to issue him a visa for attending an upcoming United Nations Security Council meeting, saying US statesmen are vastly terrified of someone going to their country and conveying the truth to the American people.

  • UNSC assigns no blame despite UAE's claims on oil tanker attacks

    Jun 07, 2019 12:06

    A UN Security Council's meeting on the recent vessel attacks near Fujairah has yielded no result, as member states refused to blame any party despite the UAE's claim that a "state actor" was behind the incident.