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Iran loses UN voting rights

Iran loses UN voting rights

Eight countries that include Iran, Venezuela and Sudan have lost their right to vote at the United Nations because of unpaid dues. A total of 11 countries are behind in their payments, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday in …

Iran stripped of UN General Assembly voting right

Iran stripped of UN General Assembly voting right

Iran and the Central African Republic were stripped of voting power in the UN General Assembly due to non-payment of regular fees for two years, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in a letter to the President of the 75th General Assembly …

Putin may address UN General Assembly on September 22

Putin may address UN General Assembly on September 22

Russian President Vladimir Putin may address the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 22, according to a preliminary program of speeches at the general debate released on Tuesday. This year the debate is …

Iran to keep reducing its nuclear commitments every 2 months

Iran to keep reducing its nuclear commitments every 2 months

Tehran is set to continue reducing its commitments under the nuclear deal every 60 days unless the remaining parties in the treaty take practical measures to preserve the agreement, Iran’s envoy to the United Nations Ali …

UN General Assembly's Committee to be moved from New York?

UN General Assembly's Committee to be moved from New York?

Russia has officially submitted to the United Nations the draft proposal on moving sessions of the UN General Assembly's First Committee from New York to Vienna or Geneva, a diplomatic source said. "The document has been …

Lavrov announces surprise measures for U.S.

Lavrov announces surprise measures for U.S.

Russia is preparing its response to the U.S. failure to issue visas for some members of the Russian delegation to the UN General Assembly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. "There will be a …

Rouhani urges to form Gulf Coalition for Hope

Rouhani urges to form Gulf Coalition for Hope

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani invited regional countries to join a "Coalition for Hope" in the Persian Gulf in which he said they would pledge non-aggression and non-interference in one another's affairs. …

"Something is happening with the globe's climate"

"Something is happening with the globe's climate"

A climate summit organized by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is opening in New York. Participants of the meeting should propose their plans to reduce carbon emissions. The World Meteorological Organization claims that the amount of …