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.
A United Nations Security Council meeting that centered on protests in Iran was another foreign policy blunder of US President Donald Trump’s administration, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on his Twitter account.
The president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) said the 15-member body is not currently planning to hold an emergency meeting on Iran after the US said it would make a call for an urgent session of the council to be held on the situation in Iran.
Representatives of some Arab countries in the UN sent a draft resolution to the Security Council and the General Assembly calling for repeal of US President Donald Trump's decision to move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Holy Quds.
US President Donald Trump's announcement of handing Jerusalem al-Quds to Israel has been met with unprecedented condemnation, from the Vatican to the chambers of the UN Security Council. Trump, who constantly criticizes his predecessor for making bad deals, seems to have given away a valuable negotiating tool which the US had guarded for decades, presstv.com reported.
The UN Security Council has warned that a secession referendum planned to be held in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region next week is potentially ‘destabilizing’ and threatens the ongoing war against Daesh terrorists.
‘North would not accept chastisement over its nuclear, missile program’
The US submitted a new North Korean sanctions resolution to the UN Security Council, toning down its demands less than 24 hours before a vote due Monday, diplomats said, as it sought to bring China and Russia on board.