Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday said the government has allocated funds for the payment of its dues to the UN, but Washington is preventing Tehran from paying its contributions.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has slammed the US sanctions against the Syrian nation as “political, unlawful, and inhumane”, calling for the immediate removal of those bans.
At least 43 migrants from West Africa perished in the first major shipwreck off the Libyan coast this year, the United Nations said Wednesday, adding that 10 people were rescued.
Yemen’s Ansarullah movement has slammed a recent decision by the United States to designate the popular group as “terrorist” and impose illegal sanctions on some of its leaders, saying the move is in fact a “badge of honor” for the movement.
Sudan's transitional government has deployed military units to the conflict-ridden Darfur region in an attempt to help restore calm there following three days of tribal violence.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the Israeli regime’s recent plan to construct hundreds of new settler units in the occupied West Bank, saying such structures are considered illegal under international law.
The spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the country has regularly paid its UN membership contributions during past years despite unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States on Tehran, which have made financial transactions difficult for the Islamic Republic.
Thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have been left without shelter after a huge fire swept through an overcrowded camp in southeast Bangladesh.
A top UN official has called on the US to reverse its controversial decision to designate Ansarullah as a “terrorist” organization, warning that such a move literally means giving a “death sentence to hundreds of thousands” in Yemen.
Syria has called on the United Nations Security Council to pressure Israel to end its decades-long occupation of the Golan Heights, affirming that the region is an “inseparable” part of the Arab country and will remain so.