Thursday, 18 January, 2018

'Raising Iran unrest at United Nations a blunder'

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Lillian Steele | 08 January, 2018, 04:10

Delattre disclosed this during a Security Council meeting called by the United States which has been criticised by Iran.

Naghavi said that the United States marshalled all its forces and capacities to turn the conditions in Iran into a crisis and asserted "Ambassador Haley's call for emergency UN session on Iran protests was another interventionist measure".

Up to 42,000 people have taken part in the protests.

But Rana believes Pakistan is self sufficient when it comes to major counter-terrorism operations and the security of its border with Afghanistan.

As the Iranian protests continue into its eighth day, and the regime carries out its violent crackdown, the world is indeed watching.

At Friday rallies in Iran, pro-government demonstrators chanted "Death to America" and "Death to Israel".

In comments that echoed the President's, Ms Haley said the world should "applaud" the protesters' "courage", adding: "The Iranian regime is now on notice: The world will be watching what you do".

"Why is the United States, a permanent member of the Security Council and one of the authors of the UN Charter, undermining the authority of the Security Council as the main body responsible for maintaining global peace and security?"

The UN charter empowers to the council to "investigate any dispute, or any situation which might lead to worldwide friction", and the US wasn't alone in thinking the Iranian protests qualified.

The Netherlands hoped the meeting would "work as a preventive measure to avoid further escalation of violence", Dutch Ambassador Karel van Oosterom said. Iran's Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo slammed the meeting as a "farce" and a "waste of time" and said the Council should instead focus on addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or the war in Yemen. "We must be wary of any attempts to exploit this crisis for personal ends, which would have the diametrically opposed outcome to that which is wished". Moreover, with President Trump imposing a travel ban on Iranians and calling Iran a terrorist nation, his statement about respecting the right of Iranians "to express themselves" is just some pretty words.

The Trump administration has denied having any hand in the demonstrations, saying they arose completely spontaneously.

Iran signed a nuclear deal with the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China in 2015, easing sanctions in exchange for curbs to the country's nuclear programme.

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