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Assad receives congratulation cable from Guterres on Independence Day

Assad receives congratulation cable from Guterres on Independence Day

DAMASCUS, Apr. 24 (Press Shia) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday a cable of congratulation from United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the occasion of Syria’s Independence Day.In this cable, Guterres expressed his warmest congratulations to the Syrian people and government on this occasion. He stressed that the world is living a time of great promise, but...

UN condemns terrorist attack on Kefraya, al-Fouaa locals

UN condemns terrorist attack on Kefraya, al-Fouaa locals

NEW YORK, Apr. 16 (Press Shia Agency) –The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres condemned the terrorist bombing which took place in al-Rashideen area, western Aleppo, near the buses which are transporting locals from the towns of Kefraya and al-Fouaa, underlining the need to bring those responsible for the violent act to justice.Spokesman for the UN Secretary General Stephane Dujarric said in...

Guterres calls for assurance Rwanda Genocide never occurs again

Guterres calls for assurance Rwanda Genocide never occurs again

TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day for Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, 7 April 2017, said the only way to truly honour the memory of those who were killed in Rwanda is to ensure that such events never occur again.The full text of his message reads: Today we remember all those who perished in...

No alternative for political solution for crisis in Syria

No alternative for political solution for crisis in Syria

NEW YORK, Apr. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres affirmed that there’s no alternative for a political solution for the crisis in Syria, calling for self-restraint following the US aggression against Syria.In a statement on Friday, Guterres said that due to the risk posed by escalation, he calls for self-restraint to avoid any action that would exacerbate the...

UN calls for financial support after US funding withdrawal

UN calls for financial support after US funding withdrawal

NEW YORK, Apr. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged grantors to increase their financial support to the Population Fund (UNFPA), following the US decision to end funding for this agency.As stated by UNFPA spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, Antonio Guterres regretted US decision to end funding and warned that such a step could trigger devastating health effects on...

UN Secretary General condemns terrorist attacks in Damascus

UN Secretary General condemns terrorist attacks in Damascus

NEW YORK, Mar. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the recent two terrorist explosions in Bab al-Saghir in Damascus which claimed the lives of scores of civilians and injured others.The Secretary-General is appalled by the utter disregard for human life displayed by the perpetrators, and extends his deepest sympathy...

UN should assume more serious role in global crises

UN should assume more serious role in global crises

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia) – FM Javad Zarif has told António Guterres of the UN the Organization should address ongoing crises in the world with more serious action.Mr. Zarif met with Mr. Guterres, the new UN Secretary-General on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference on Saturday where the former said Rohingya Muslims of Burma had been suffering torture and prosecution in the hands of...

Guterres 'disappointed' as US opposes Fayyad appointment

Guterres 'disappointed' as US opposes Fayyad appointment

DUBAI, Feb. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said here on Monday that he was disappointed that the US opposed his appointment of former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad as UN envoy to mediate in the conflict in Libya.Fayyad is "the right person for the right job at the right moment," Guterres said at the 5th World Government Summit. Last...

UN chief appoints new envoy to Libya 

UN chief appoints new envoy to Libya 

TRIPOLI, Feb. 12 (Press Shia) – The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, on Saturday has appointed the Palestinian diplomat Salam Fayyad as the new UN special envoy to Libya and the Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya.The United States, however, objected to the choice of Fayyad, saying that the United States was "disappointed to see a letter indicating the intention to appoint the former...

A continent of hope

A continent of hope

TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (Press Shia) – Far too often, the world views Africa through the prism of problems. When I look to Africa, I see a continent of hope, promise and vast potential. I am committed to building on those strengths and establishing a higher platform of cooperation between the United Nations and the leaders and people of Africa. This is essential to advancing inclusive and...

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