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UN agencies urge Intl. community to greatly increase support to Yemen

UN agencies urge Intl. community to greatly increase support to Yemen

WASHINGTON, Jul. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – UNICEF, WFP and WHO called on the global community to substantially increase assistance to Yemen.Three United Nations agencies — UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) — in a joint statement called on the global community to substantially increase assistance to Yemen...

Israel's occupation core of all regional crises

Israel's occupation core of all regional crises

TEHRAN, Jul. 26 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ambassador to United Nations said Tue. that the occupation of Palestinian territories by the Israeli regime, emboldened by Trump’s administration, is the core of all current crises in the Middle East.Iran’s Ambassador and DPR of the Permanent Mission of Iran to UN, Es'hagh Al-e-Habib, delivered a speech at an open debate on Middle East...

Violence, cholera lethal combination affecting Yemen

Violence, cholera lethal combination affecting Yemen

NEW YORK, Jul. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations (UN) agencies warned today about the devastating impact on the Yemeni population of the violence and the cholera epidemics that are affecting that country in the Arabian peninsula.According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 13,609 civil victims have been recorded since March, 2015, including 5,000 fatal...

Zarif calls on developed states to aid others for eradicating poverty

Zarif calls on developed states to aid others for eradicating poverty

TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM Zarif called on developed countries to fulfill their commitments on the provision of financial resources, technology transfer and capacity-building without politicizing that process.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, addressing a meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on July 18, said that a strong legal and legislative...

Saudi bombing of Yemen’s hospitals ‘war crime’

Saudi bombing of Yemen’s hospitals ‘war crime’

TEHRAN, Jul. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen's Deputy Minister of health in an exclusive interview with Press Shia Agency said Yemen blockade prevents delivery of humanitarian aid and intl. aid only provides for 15% of the needs of the war-stricken country.Following 800 days of the outbreak of brutal attacks by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Yemen, its women, children and civilians remain under...

UNSG issues statement on JCPOA’s 2nd anniversary

UNSG issues statement on JCPOA’s 2nd anniversary

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has issued has issued a statement on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).The full text of Guterres’s statement on second anniversary of implementation of the Nuclear Deal between Iran and five world powers is as follows: Two years ago, the E3/EU+3...

Zarif talks with counterparts on bilateral ties

Zarif talks with counterparts on bilateral ties

TEHRAN, Jul. 14 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif talked with foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya and the Republic of Kazakhstan on Friday.In a phone conversation with counterparts of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya and the Kazakhstan Elmar Mammadyarov, Erlan Abdyldaev, Jomo Kenyatta and Kairat Abdrakhmanov, respectively, Zarif exchanged views on...

Syrian opposition, UN experts achieve progress in talks on working documents

Syrian opposition, UN experts achieve progress in talks on working documents

GENEVA, Jul. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – The three Syrian opposition groups and UN experts are discussing the possible outcome of the Syrian future, a special source told Sputnik.The three Syrian opposition groups and UN experts are discussing several unofficial documents on the future of Syria at daily technical meetings taking place in course of the intra-Syrian talks...

Zarif departs for New York on Thu.

Zarif departs for New York on Thu.

TEHRAN, Jul. 13 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM Zarif and his accompanying delegation have left Tehran early Thursday to take part in the UN meeting of the high-level political forum.Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi announced the news, adding that Mohammad Javad Zarif is also scheduled to hold talks with a number of officials and prominent figures participating in the international event. ...

Zarif to address US Foreign Relations Council

Zarif to address US Foreign Relations Council

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech to the US Council on Foreign Relations on 17 July.The announcement was made by the think tank’s website on Tuesday. According to the announcement, Foreign Minister Zarif will discuss current developments in the Middle East in a meeting presided by Richard N. Haass, the...