Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said a recent resolution against Tehran drafted by the UK in the United Nations Security Council is an attempt to cover up Washington and London’s roles in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen.
Russia has laid the groundwork for a likely veto on Monday of a British, US and French bid for the United Nations Security Council to call out Iran over the claims about its weapons falling into the hands of Yemen's Houthis.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister said the United States only brought itself more isolation in the international community every time it tried to target Iran at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
United Nations Security Council (UNSC) envoys are set to visit Washington to see debris purportedly from a Yemeni missile that reached deep inside Saudi territory last year, with the US claiming that it was supplied by Iran.
The UN Security Council meeting was supposed to be about confidence-building in an age of widening nuclear proliferation. However, the session featured once again a big power showdown between Russia and the United States, CNN reported.
A United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday to discuss the protests in Iran turned into criticism of the United States for requesting to meet on what some member states said was an internal issue.