Israel has refused to allow the UN Security Council (UNSC) to visit the occupied West Bank for a close-up look at the situation on the ground after Tel Aviv decided to expel an international observer mission tasked with safeguarding Palestinians in the flashpoint city of al-Khalil (Hebron).
The United States has reportedly presented a draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council that would impose new sanctions on North Korea over the country’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has lifted sanctions against Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of a militant group in conflict-ridden Afghanistan, some five months after the government inked a landmark peace accord with the strongman.
Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said Iran's recent maneuvers and weapons used in them are neither contradictory to the commitments made in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nor against Resolution 2231 of the UN Security Council.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough has announced that the UN Security Council would vote on any nuclear deal between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.