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Fighting terrorism not a pretext for unilateral actions

Fighting terrorism not a pretext for unilateral actions

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s permanent representative envoy to the UN has urged global coordination to prevent imprudent and dangerous unilateral actions in the name of fighting terrorism.Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed the Security Council Open Debate of the UN Security Council on...

UNSC admits importance of Astana talks on Syria

UNSC admits importance of Astana talks on Syria

NEW YORK, Feb. 01 (Press Shia) – The UN Security Council acknowledged the importance of Astana talks on Syria and is looking forward to their resumption in Geneva, urging the Syrian sides to participate without preconditions, according to a Security Council statement.Representatives of the Syrian government and opposition factions met in Astana for talks brokered by Moscow,...

EU looks forward to 'a successful outcome'

EU looks forward to 'a successful outcome'

BRUSSELS, Jan. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – "The meeting, which takes place today in Astana is an important step to continue negotiations under auspices of the UN in Geneva on February 8," EU press service told journalists in Brussels."We hope this meeting will be successful in strengthening the ceasefire guaranteed by Russia and Turkey, giving confidence at the scene to ensure successful...

Iran urges new UN chief to face challenges with political will

Iran urges new UN chief to face challenges with political will

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia) – Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo called on the UN chief and all Member States to face the world's challenges with “a great amount of courage and political will”.Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations made the remarks in the UN Security Council open debate on...

UNSC unanimously adopts Russia-backed draft resolution on Syrian ceasefire

UNSC unanimously adopts Russia-backed draft resolution on Syrian ceasefire

NEW YORK, Jan. 01 (Press Shia Agency) – The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a draft resolution submitted by Russia and Turkey on a comprehensive resolution of the Syrian crisis, including the ceasefire regime and political talks between the Syrian government and opposition groups in Astana, Kazakhstan in January 2017.On Friday, Russian Ambassador to the United Nations...

Japan to oppose UN resolution of S Sudan arms embargo: sources 

Japan to oppose UN resolution of S Sudan arms embargo: sources 

TOKYO, Dec. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – Japan plans to oppose a United Nation's proposal pushed by the United States for arms embargo against South Sudan, local media quoted government sources as saying on Wednesday.The Japanese government is concerned that if the arms embargo resolution is adopted by the UN Security Council, South Sudan will take revenge against UN representatives on the ground,...

Intl. economic coop. with Afghanistan key to its security

Intl. economic coop. with Afghanistan key to its security

TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Khoshroo, while stressing Iran’s support of Afghanistan, deemed expansion of economic ties with Afghans as an international responsibility which guarantees peace, stability and security.Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations made the remarks...