• Zarif 2021-07-30 21:47

    Zarif lambasts UN for inaction in face of U.S.-E3 blackmail

    TEHRAN — Six days prior to the inauguration ceremony of Iranian President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a letter by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to the secretary-general of the United Nations.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-07-25 21:47

    Iran condemns interventionist remarks over Khuzestan events

    TEHRAN— Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to the interventionist and politicized statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the recent events in Khuzestan on Saturday evening.

  • Takht Ravanchi 2021-07-08 01:55

    Iran envoy to UN slams the West’s double standards in terror fight

    TEHRAN — Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, on Tuesday slated the double standards and political approach of some Western countries in the fight against terrorism.

  • Amouei 2021-07-05 21:23

    Iran’s nuclear measures in line with UN Security Council resolution, MP says

    TEHRAN — Speaking with the ICANA website on Monday, a member of the National Security and Foreign Policy and Committee of the parliament said that every nuclear step that Iran is doing is in line with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231.

  • MFA 2021-07-04 21:23

    Iran urges UN to legally pursue case of abducted diplomats

    TEHRAN — On the 39th anniversary of the kidnapping of Iranian diplomats in Lebanon by armed groups aligned with the Zionist regime, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement urging the United Nations to pursue legal actions on the matter.

  • Ravanchi 2021-07-03 17:29

    Iran rejects involvement in attacks on American facilities in Iraq

    TEHRAN - In a letter to the president of the Security Council, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations stated that Iran has not been directly or indirectly involved in any attacks on U.S. personnel or facilities in Iraq, Fars News reported. 

  • Takht 2021-06-30 22:12

    Takht-Ravanchi slams U.S., EU for testing Iran’s strategic patience

    TEHRAN — Speaking at the meeting at the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to hear the 11th report on the implementation of the Resolution 2231, Tehran’s permanent representative to the UN Majid Takht-Ravanchi said Iran has paid a heavy price to fulfil its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2021-06-30 20:30

    Tehran says ready to aid UN to confront cyberattacks

    TEHRAN — Iran’s ambassador to the UN on Tuesday warned against an alarming trend of systematic accusations by certain states against others by launching cyberattacks, calling for action to restrain states from resorting to threat or use of force within or through the cyberspace environment.

  • UN 2021-06-30 19:35

    UN chief urges U.S. to lift all sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the United States to remove all sanctions on Iran as agreed under a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers in 2015. 

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2021-06-29 21:33

    Iran slams UN for not including Israel, S. Arabia in child-killing blacklist

    TEHRAN — Iran on Monday severely criticized the United Nations for failing to include Israel and Saudi Arabia in its blacklist of parties violating minors’ rights during conflicts, calling on the world body to adopt a non-discriminatory approach in naming and shaming child-killer regimes.

  • UN denounces Israeli plan to build new settlements as illegal, calls for immediate halt 2021-06-26 13:03

    UN denounces Israeli plan to build new settlements as illegal, calls for immediate halt

    The United Nations has accused Israel of ‘flagrantly’ violating international law by expanding settlements in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem al-Quds. The UN reiterated that settlement any activity is illegal under international law and demanded the regime’s new cabinet to halt any expansion immediately.

  • UN 2021-06-21 11:47

    UN calls on Bahrain to release two dissidents on death row

    A United Nations human rights watchdog has called on the Kingdom of Bahrain to release and also compensate two activists facing the death penalty. Bahraini Security Forces arrested Mohammed Ramadhan, a security guard at the Kingdom’s International airport, and Hussein Moosa, a hotel employee, in early 2014 for allegedly bombing a convoy and killing a police officer.

  • Zarif 2021-06-09 22:14

    Zarif defends Iran’s voting privileges at UNGA

    TEHRAN – After the UN Secretary-General's threat that Iran will lose its voting rights at the United Nations General Assembly due to the arrears in the payment of its membership fees, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote a letter to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres informing him that the U.S. sanctions have blocked the payment of Iran’s membership fees.

  • Afghanistan 2021-06-07 21:46

    UN envoy holds talks on Afghanistan in Tehran

    TEHRAN – UN Secretary-General's Personal Envoy on Afghanistan Jean Arnault discussed on Monday issues related to the latest developments in Afghanistan.

  • Yemeni War 2021-06-06 20:40

    Oman embarks on new Yemen diplomacy

    TEHRAN – In a rare public visit, a high-ranking Omani delegation from the Royal Office arrived in Sanaa Saturday to renew diplomatic efforts aimed at bringing peace to war-torn Yemen after international efforts in that regard failed to bridge the gap between the warring sides in Yemen. 

  • ظريف 2021-05-21 22:15

    Zarif says Iran backs Palestinians’ right to self-determination, freedom in their own land

    Tehran renews proposal for a referendum as the “only path to peace in Palestine”

    TEHRAN - In a statement before the UN General Assembly on Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran backs Palestinians’ right “to self-determination, freedom and independence in their State of Palestine.”

  • وزیر خارجه ایران/ محمدجواد ظریف 2021-05-19 21:55

    Zarif to address UN emergency meeting on Palestine

    TEHRAN— After United Nations’ inactiveness towards the Palestine crisis, the UN General Assembly will hold an emergency meeting at the request of Islamic countries at the level of foreign ministers.

  • Murphy 2021-05-19 20:45

    Murphy shows he has no clue about the region

    Murphy's law

    TEHRAN - A rare meeting between U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and Iran’s Ambassador to the UN lays bare the many misperceptions being propagated by the Democrats about the West Asia region. 

  • Ambassador 2021-05-19 16:54

    Iran ambassador, U.S. senator discuss lifting of sanctions

    TEHRAN- Iran confirmed on Wednesday that a senior Iranian diplomat held a meeting with U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, saying the two sides discussed the need to lift the U.S. sanctions on Iran. 

  • Myles Hoenig 2021-05-18 15:42

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    The way the UN is structured it cannot be a force for defending Palestine: American analyst 

    TEHRAN - Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst, believes that the situation in Palestine is “desperate”, as the U.S. is using its veto power in the UN to prevent any kind of resolution in favor of the Palestinian people.

  • تخت روانچی 2021-04-28 21:33

    Sanctions prevent encountering health crisis

    TEHRAN— Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iranian ambassador to the United Nations criticized United Nations Security Council’s inaction towards unjust sanctions against Iran during a severe pandemic on Wednesday.

  • وزارت خارجه 2021-04-23 20:49

    Iran only backs Yemen politically, Foreign Ministry says

    TEHRAN— The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Friday declaring Iran’s support for United Nations efforts to bring an end to the war in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition.

  • Zarif Tajikistan Afghanistan 2021-03-30 16:17

    UN needed to play ‘transparent role’ in Afghan peace process, Zarif suggests

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that it is necessary that that the United Nations play a “transparent role” in the peace process in Afghanistan, TOLOnews reported.

  • Ambassador 2021-03-13 19:19

    Iran rejects ‘baseless’ Israeli human rights allegation at UN

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian diplomat has responded to Israeli accusations against Iran by describing them as “baseless.”

  • Ambassador 2021-03-12 21:47

    Iran joins group of countries at UN in forming coalition against sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iran joined a group of more than a dozen countries in forming a coalition to defend the UN Charter by opposing the use of force and sanctions.

  • Blinken 2021-03-08 20:19

    Blinken proposes to include Iran among others in Afghan peace talks

    TEHRAN - Secretary of State Antony Blinken is proposing a series of steps to restart Afghanistan’s stalled peace process between the government and Taliban, according to a letter from Blinken to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani published Sunday by Afghanistan’s TOLONews, Politico reported.

  • Ambassador 2021-02-28 18:49

    Iran not interested in escalation with U.S.: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iran has no interest in escalating tensions with the United States, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi has said. 

  • Ravanchi 2021-02-07 21:03

    Iran warns against Israeli provocative statements

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations, has warned against the provocative and warmongering statements by the Zionist regime, saying Iran will definitely respond to “any threat or wrong action” by the occupying regime, according to ISNA news agency.

  • Antonio Guterres 2021-01-29 11:43

    UN chief calls for U.S., Iran to revitalize nuclear deal

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Thursday for the United States and Iran to work together to break their current stalemate on the international nuclear accord but said he did not expect a quick outcome.

  • Zarif 2021-01-22 22:00

    U.S. blocking Iran’s payment of overdue UN membership fees, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iran has allocated funds for the payment of its dues to the UN but the United States prevented Iran from paying the money, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday.