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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...

Rocket siren heard in occupied Palestinian lands

Rocket siren heard in occupied Palestinian lands

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Israeli regime’s media reported on Tuesday that sirens were heard in occupied lands along the border with Gaza just hours after Israel launched attacks on Gaza Strip. Zionist regime's fighter jets targeted Palestinian Resistance forces in the north of the Gaza Strip and al-Mina al-Jadid on Wednesday morning. In response to Israeli attacks, Palestinian...

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...

Diplomats hope for peace in Syria within Astana Process, UNSC resolution

Diplomats hope for peace in Syria within Astana Process, UNSC resolution

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – At the end of their trilateral meeting in Moscow, Zarif, Lavrov and Çavuşoğlu issued a joint statement on the prospect of peace in Syria following the UNSC resolution and Astana Peace Process.The three Foreign Ministers, Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif, Russia’s Sergei Lavrov and Turkey’s Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, attending the Moscow meeting on Syria and...

Iran welcomes pro-Syrian stances of African Union: Ghasemi

Iran welcomes pro-Syrian stances of African Union: Ghasemi

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, referred to the statement issued by the Chairperson of African Union Commission on Syria on Monday, and hailed the approached undertaken by the African body.“We welcome the statement issued by the African Union on developments in Syria in which the chemical attack was condemned and at the same time a...

Iran-Russia relations at highest level: Iran’s ambs. to Moscow

Iran-Russia relations at highest level: Iran’s ambs. to Moscow

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaei told with Mufti Sheikh Ravil Gaynutin, the Chairman of the Russian Council of Muftis in a meeting on Wednesday that the relations between Tehran and Moscow are at their best status.“Today, the Iran-Russia relations is at the best status of all times and is still progressing and naturally this trend will have good...

US, UK complicity in Yemeni crisis ‘shameful’

US, UK complicity in Yemeni crisis ‘shameful’

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia) – Permanent Representatives of US and UK, during the Security Council open briefing on Yemen on 17 April 2018 repeated their derogatory allegations about Iran to cover up their own role in the disastrous situation created in Yemen. Iran categorically rejects those allegations as baseless propaganda."The fact is that the war of aggression of Saudi Arabia in Yemen is...

US, UK engaged in bloody trade in Yemen

US, UK engaged in bloody trade in Yemen

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia) – Permanent Representatives of US and UK, during the Security Council open briefing on Yemen on 17 April 2018 repeated their derogatory allegations about Iran to cover up their own role in the disastrous situation created in Yemen. Iran categorically rejects those allegations as baseless propaganda."The fact is that the war of aggression of Saudi Arabia in Yemen is...

UNSC session on Syria ends in total failure

UNSC session on Syria ends in total failure

TEHRAN, Apr. 11 (Press Shia) – The United Nations Security Council failed to adopt three competing resolutions on the alleged chemical incident in Syria as US and Russia voted against each other.Russia and the US on Tuesday presented three drafts on the alleged chemical incident in Syria, but all three failed to be adopted. Russia vetoed a US-sponsored resolution, while wo consecutive...