Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Thursday that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a letter to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for removing all the unilateral sanctions imposed by the US to help fight coronavirus.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), 6 February 2020, warned that this year, more than 4 million girls are at risk of FGM, UN Information Center (UNIC) in Tehran said in a press release on Thursday.
Iraq says it has lodged a formal complaint to the UN chief and the UN Security Council (UNSC) over the US assassination of Iran's top military commander, Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and the second-in-command of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.
Russia's Foreign Ministry accused the UN secretary general of turning a blind eye to what Moscow says is US delays in issuing visas for Russian officials seeking to travel to the UN headquarters in New York.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Population Day, July 11, said with 68 percent of the world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050, sustainable development and climate change will increasingly depend on the successful management of urban growth.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres aims to draw up a global plan to fight a rising tide of hate speech, he said on Tuesday, during a visit to a New Zealand mosque where dozens of worshippers were killed in a mass shooting in March.