Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that European Union’s inaction in the face of growing US pressure on Iran has raised questions about its credibility, stressing that the EU lacks the weight to solve problems.
Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo slammed the UN’s response to “tragic cases of genocide and crimes against humanity” over the past two decades, urging the international community to become vigilant to prevent the repeat of such crimes.
Russia says the United States should either correct a 2016 decision by former President Barack Obama to expel a number of Russian politicians and “illegally” seize Russian diplomatic compounds in America or wait for Moscow’s “measures of reciprocity.”
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi censured the United States and the European Union Tuesday for inaction on Turkey’s military deployment north of Iraq, warning that Baghdad may be forced to get help from Russia for pushing back the Turkish forces.
A senior Iranian lawmaker has dismissed a Saudi-authored United Nations (UN) resolution against Iran and Russia over their involvement in Syria, calling on the world body to fulfill its duty to address the crimes committed by Riyadh against the defenseless people of Yemen.
At least 19 people were reported killed in riots across Turkey, the deadliest street unrest in years, after the Kurdish minority rose up in fury at the government's refusal to protect a besieged Syrian town from terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group.