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UN chief welcomes Afghan-owned peace process

UN chief welcomes Afghan-owned peace process

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the announcement of a three-day partial ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday.This follows the recent announcement by the Afghan Government that it would begin a seven-day ceasefire on 12 June, the 27th day of Ramadan, and run to Eid al-Fitr. Guterres urged all parties concerned “to seize...

US should be held responsible for destructive, dangerous moves: Zarif

US should be held responsible for destructive, dangerous moves: Zarif

TEHRAN, May 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif submitted a formal letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres denouncing US unilateral measure to withdraw from the UNSC-approved agreement of July 2015.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a letter of complaint to United Nation’s Secretary General António Guterres, said that US should be...

Iran condemns Israel for aiding terrorists in Syria

Iran condemns Israel for aiding terrorists in Syria

TEHRAN, May 12 (Press Shia Agency) – In a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Iran has condemned the Israeli regime for assisting terrorists in Syria.“Israeli reckless action in this instance only helped and other terrorist groups in Syria. There is, indeed, enough evidence of the Israeli support to these terrorist groups… and this incident clearly...

UN urges Trump not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

UN urges Trump not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

TEHRAN, May 03 (Press Shia) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Donald Trump on Thursday not to walk away from an internationally-brokered nuclear deal with Iran.“If one day there is a better agreement to replace it, it’s fine, but we should not scrap it unless we have a good alternative,” Guterres said in an interview with BBC Radio 4. “I believe the JCPOA was an important...

FM Zarif holds meeting with UN chief in NY

FM Zarif holds meeting with UN chief in NY

TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York.According the Iran's Foreign Ministry's website, in the Tuesday meeting, the UN chief expressed his support for efforts to preserve the JCPOA while stressing the need for all signatories to the deal to make good on their obligations under the...

FM Zarif arrives in New York

FM Zarif arrives in New York

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in New York on Thursday local time for a 6-day stay in US where he is going to UN Meeting on Peace-building and Sustaining Peace.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in New York on Thursday local time on a six-day stay in US where he is slated to attend a UN Meeting on Peace-building and...

Saudi accusations, threats contrary to UN Charter

Saudi accusations, threats contrary to UN Charter

TEHRAN, Mar. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s UN ambassador in a letter to Antonio Guterres dismissed as “baseless” and a distraction tactic Saudi Arabia’s accusations of Iran’s involvement in Yemen’s Ansar Allah missile strikes on Riyadh.In a letter addressed to the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday, Iranian envoy Gholamali Khoshroo protested...

Eliminating structural violence 'essential for peace'

Eliminating structural violence 'essential for peace'

TEHRAN, Mar. 02 (Press Shia) – A group of International professors and intellectuals in a letter sent by Mehr News Agency and Tehran Times newspaper called on the United Nations Secretary General to remove structural violence in international system in order to achieve true peace (Positive Peace).Following is the full text of the letter: Dear Secretary-General Guterres; Persian New Year,...

UN Chief 'following closely' latest escalation in Syria

UN Chief 'following closely' latest escalation in Syria

NEW YORK , Feb. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is following closely the latest escalation of hostilities in Syria and reminding all parties to the conflict that they have to adhere to the international law, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the UN chief, said in a statement."The Secretary General is following closely the alarming military escalation...

UN says world not at peace without African conflicts solved 

UN says world not at peace without African conflicts solved 

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 27 (Press Shia Agency) –The United Nations on Saturday highlighted the importance of solving African conflicts to world peace and development.While attending the 30th African Union (AU) summit in Ethiopia, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the global development would not have success if Africa fails to take advantage of its youth dividend. "The international...