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Israel should not have impunity for its crimes: UN envoy

Israel should not have impunity for its crimes: UN envoy

TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (Press Shia) – Iran’s UN envoy Al-Habib, while calling on the international community to stand by Palestinian people, said that the occupying regime of Israel should not receive impunity for its crimes.Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Es’hagh Al-Habib, made the remarks in his address to an emergency meeting of the United Nations...

Iranian Parl. votes for Palermo bill after amendments

Iranian Parl. votes for Palermo bill after amendments

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Despite some MPs' objections to the content of Palermo bill, Iranian Parliament voted for UNTOC after making some amendments and removing defects in its content.During the open session on Sunday, Iranian Parliament reviewed the report of the Judicial and Legal Commission on the amendments required by the Guardian Council to the bill of the United...

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...

Indonesia elected to UN Security Council

Indonesia elected to UN Security Council

TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (Press Shia) –The United Nations General Assembly on Friday voted to elect Germany, Belgium, South Africa, the Dominican Republic and Indonesia for a two-year term on the Security Council starting on Jan. 1, 2019.Indonesia drew more votes than the Maldives in the only contested election; the other four candidates ran unopposed. Uncontested candidates still need to win more than...

UNSC session on Palestine highlighted US isolation

UNSC session on Palestine highlighted US isolation

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (Press Shia) – Iranian ambassador to London Hamid Baedinejad said that the UN Security Council meeting on Palestine on Friday indicated the US continued isolation.“Security Council last night turned into a stunning show of the United States’ isolation,” wrote Hamid Baedinejad in a tweet on Saturday. “The US-sponsored resolution on Palestine, which only received its own...

US stance against JCPOA 'not permanent': Pres. Rouhani

US stance against JCPOA 'not permanent': Pres. Rouhani

TEHRAN, May 26 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the situation in US and the upcoming congress election in that country means that US current approach towards JCPOA and Iran may not stay the same.“The difference between our today’s enrichment of uranium and the pre-JCPOA enrichment is that at that time UN was claiming that Iran does not have the right to...

US JCPOA violation ‘return to its failed unilateralism’

US JCPOA violation ‘return to its failed unilateralism’

TEHRAN, May 18 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Permanent Envoy to the United Nations Gholam-Ali Khoshroo termed violation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) by US government and its embassy move to al-Quds (Jerusalem) as ignoring the international law and returning to its failed and disastrous experience of unilateralism.He made the above remarks in the latest session of the United National...

Tehran urges intl. community, UNSC to respond to Zionists crimes in Palestine

Tehran urges intl. community, UNSC to respond to Zionists crimes in Palestine

TEHRAN, May 15 (Press Shia) – Iranian Cabinet Spokesperson Mohammad Bagher Nobakht condemned the violent crackdown of Palestinian protests against US embassy move and urged the international community to respond to crimes.“Certainly the awake conscience of the world is monitoring the crimes of the Zionist regime, a regime which has claims while speaking but in practice pays no respect to the...

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...