EghtesadOnline: An "extremely dangerous" situation will unfold if tensions between Iran and the United States worsen to the point of a military confrontation, says a former diplomat, who believes that the policies of US President Donald Trump’s administration are discrediting the United Nations Security Council.
EghtesadOnline: The United States may attempt to impose additional restrictions on Iran through the United Nations Security Council, but there are no grounds for it, says Russia’s ambassador to the world body, Vassily Nebenzia.
EghtesadOnline: “This does not violate United Nations Security Council resolutions or China’s promised international obligations, nor does it harm the interests of any other country, and should be respected and protected,” the ministry added.
EghtesadOnline: The US behavior at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will make multilateral diplomacy frustrated, Iran's ambassador to the United Nations said.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. said it would seek a vote Monday on a draft United Nations Security Council resolution on North Korea, as it pushes for fresh sanctions against the regime after its recent nuclear test.
EghtesadOnline: Japan backed a U.S. push for the United Nations Security Council to vote Monday on fresh sanctions against North Korea, saying that Kim Jong Un’s nuclear program poses the most serious threat since World War II.