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JCPOA, ‘significant pillar’ to guarantee global peace and security

JCPOA, ‘significant pillar’ to guarantee global peace and security

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (Press Shia) – Italy’s permanent envoy to the United Nations Sebastiano Cardie on Tuesday said that Iran’s nuclear deal dubbed “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA” is an important document which can guarantee peace and security in the international level. In response to Press Shia Agency corespondent's question that Italy played the role of facilitator in...

Region’s insecurity due to US meddling, unconditional support for Israel

Region’s insecurity due to US meddling, unconditional support for Israel

TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (Press Shia) – Iran’s mission to the UN said in reaction to Nikki Haley’s Wed. remarks that the US intervention and unconditional support for the aggressive policies of the Israeli regime are the root cause of insecurity in the Middle East.“The US Ambassador to the United Nations, during a Security Council briefing on February 14, 2018, once again repeated her unfounded...

Iran offers to help UN peacekeepers

Iran offers to help UN peacekeepers

TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s UN envoy Khoshroo says that Iran is ready to increase its contribution to UN peace-keeping missions by providing support services, as well as deploying police and military observers.Speaking in the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations on Tuesday, Iran’s permanent representative to the UN announced that Iran is ready to contribute to...

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...

Rouhani’s PR rejects claims on private dinner with US congressmen

Rouhani’s PR rejects claims on private dinner with US congressmen

TEHRAN, Feb. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Rouhani’s deputy head for communications rejected the claims raised by some American media that the president had attended a private dinner with three US congressmen in 2013.Iranian president's deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili, said Saturday that the claims raised in some American media outlets about a private...

Iran calls on Security Council to stop letting US use it as ‘toolbox’

Iran calls on Security Council to stop letting US use it as ‘toolbox’

TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (Press Shia) – Iran’s UN envoy Al-Habib called on the Security Council to reject intentions to turn it into a tool to pursue national political interests, saying Trump’s administration regards the Security Council as its “toolbox”.Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Es’hagh Al-Habib, addressed the Security Council Open Debate...

US govt could not use even one JCPOA paragraph against Iran

US govt could not use even one JCPOA paragraph against Iran

TEHRAN, Feb. 5 (Press Shia Agency) – Reza Nasri, an international lawyer, said “US government under Trump has not even been able to benefit from only one paragraph of the nuclear deal, inked between Iran and six world’s major powers, for its alleged excuses against the Islamic Republic of Iran.”Speaking on Tuesday in an interview with Press Shia Agency correspondent, he reiterated, “US...

US declines to abide by commitments under JCPOA from very beginning

US declines to abide by commitments under JCPOA from very beginning

TEHRAN, Feb. 6 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the nuclear deal has been written on the basis of distrust, adding we did not expect the US to abide by its commitments under the deal at the time of negotiations.Speaking on the ‘Special News Talk Program’ on Channel 2 of Iranian state TV ‘IRIB TV2’ on Monday evening, Mohammad Javad Zarif said that...

Economic sanctions violate human rights, bar stable development

Economic sanctions violate human rights, bar stable development

TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian envoy to the United Nations HQ in New York addressed a UN commission on Thu. condemning economic sanctions as an obstacle to realization of stable development. “Economic sanctions bar the realization of stable development and violate the people’s right to advance and make progress,” said Iran's Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative...

Iran exposed to many natural disasters

Iran exposed to many natural disasters

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Secretary-General, Shamshad Akhtar, said in Tehran on Weday that Iran was chosen to host the Asia-Pacific Center for Disaster Information Management (APDIM) because it faces lots of natural disasters. Speaking on the sidelines of the Second Session of the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information...