UN General Assembly



  • Drug 2017-06-24 19:05

    World Drug Report 2017:

    29.5mn people suffer from drug use disorders

    TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – In 2015 about a quarter of a billion people used drugs.

  • UN Secretary General 2017-06-13 15:58

    UN SG supports UNRWA after criticism by Israeli regime

    NEW YORK, Jun. 13 (MNA) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guiterres ratified his support to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), after Benjamin Netanyahu called to dismantle it.

  • Ocean 2017-06-12 23:07

    UN Ocean Conf. wraps up to restore ocean health, protect marine life

    TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (MNA) – The first-ever UN summit on oceans wrapped up on Friday 9 June with a global agreement to reverse the decline of the ocean's health, and more than 1,300 pledged actions for protecting the blue.

  • غلامحسین دهقانی 2016-12-22 10:43


    UN draft resolution on Syria unconstructive politically, legally

    TEHRAN, Dec. 22 (MNA) – Ambassador and DPR of the Permanent Mission of Iran to UN Dehghani has addressed the General Assembly before voting a resolution on investigating the war crimes committed in Syria since 2011.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-12-21 09:43


    UN resolution sacrifices human rights for politics

    TEHRAN, Dec. 21 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman has slammed the UN General Assembly resolution on human rights violations as ‘unrealistic, politically-oriented, and biased’.

  • khoshroo 2016-12-16 10:12

    'Will of nations' to destroy terrorists

    TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (MNA) – Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo on Thursday called on the United Nations to prioritize the culture of peace as one of its main duties.

  • dehghani 2016-12-10 08:58

    Iran votes against UN draft resolution on Syria

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to United Nations has criticized the UN draft resolution on the situation in Syria as a ‘one-sided’ document and ‘divorced from the reality on the ground in Syria'.

  • حلب قدیمی 2016-12-09 10:21

    Another draft resolution on Syria to be considered by UNGA Friday

    New York, Dec. 09 (MNA) – The UN General Assembly will hold a vote on a draft resolution calling for a ceasefire and humanitarian aid access in war-torn Syria on Friday.

  • سازمان ملل متحد 2016-12-03 11:10

    UN committee approves Iran's resolution on dust pollution

    TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) – Iran's initiative resolution for controlling and combating dust pollution phenomena was approved in the Second Committee of UN General Assembly on Friday.

  • PETER THOMSON 2016-11-27 10:28

    UNGA president voices condolences over passing of Fidel Castro 

     NEW York , Nov. 27 (MNA) – UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson said Saturday that he was deeply saddened by the passing of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, who died late Friday at the age of 90.

  • مجمع عمومی سازمان ملل 2016-11-23 12:05

    UN-ECO coop. resolution adopted

    TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) – A special resolution on cooperation between the UN and ECO was adopted by consensus at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

  • dehghani 2016-11-19 09:07

     UN envoy:

    Iran backs promotion of security in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to UN stressed Iran’s full support for the promotion of security in Afghanistan, saying a peaceful Afghanistan will greatly contribute to the security of the region.

  • dehghani 2016-11-02 09:23

    UN envoy:

    Israeli occupation ‘most destabilizing threat to intl. security’

    NEW YORK, Nov. 02 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to UN called for an end to the ‘abhorrent Israeli regime occupation', which he deemed the most destabilizing threat to international peace and security.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-10-23 10:12


    Assigning HR special rapporteur on Iran wholly unjustified

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – FM spokesperson has announced that assigning a special rapporteur on human rights in Iran, a state which respects human rights, is deemed as senseless and unjustified.

  • khoshroo 2016-10-21 14:00

    Iran urges UN to adopt realistic view towards Syria

    TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) – Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamreza Khoshroo said the United Nations should be realistic and focus on the practical needs on the ground in Syria.

  • dehghani 2016-10-15 09:01

    Nuclear disarmament still 'a priority of intl. security agenda'

    TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to UN Hossein Dehghani has addressed the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly on Friday.

  • dehghani 2016-10-04 10:05

    Iran urges UN to expedite decolonization process

    TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s UN envoy called on UN to speed up the process of decolonization and promote political, economic, social and educational advancement of the people of Non-Self-Governing Territories.

  • general assembly 2016-09-28 14:37

    Iran responds to UAE absurd claims at UN

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Iran to UN deemed the remarks of the UAE foreign minister ‘baseless’ and ‘absurd’ fabrications from a country whose warplanes are constantly bombing civilians in Yemen.

  • zarif plane 2016-09-28 11:40

    Zarif arrives in Ankara to discuss regional issues

    ANKARA, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif has arrived in the Turkish capital to hold talks with FM Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on bilateral, regional and international issues.

  • ولید المعلم 2016-09-26 15:15

    Syrian FM:

    ‘US leading a conspiracy in Syria’

    DAMASCUS, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem stressed that the United States, France, and Britain called for a UN Security Council session on Syria this Sunday in an attempt to support terrorist organizations in Syria.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارتامور خارجه 2016-09-26 14:21

    FM spokesperson:

    Saddam’s fate would await Saudi rulers

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said no development in Syrian situation would succeed without Iran.

  • ولید المعلم 2016-09-25 13:18

    Syrian FM meets Iranian, Algerian counterparts

    New York, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly.

  • سیدعباس عراقچی 2016-09-24 09:57

    Araghchi calls for exploiting D-8’s enormous potentials

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Iran’s Deputy FM has emphasized that capacities of the Developing-8 organization need to be used to boost trade and economic cooperation.

  • یونان.jpg 2016-09-23 17:23

    Rouhani welcomes expansion of Iran-Greece ties

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – President Rouhani of Islamic Republic of Iran met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2016-09-23 14:13

    Iran to take its money back from US: Pres. Rouhani

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – At the end of his stay in New York, President Rouhani of Iran attended a press conference late on Thursday to respond to the questions raised by the reporters and journalists.

  • روحانی در سازمان ملل 2016-09-22 19:21

    Pres. Rouhani urges collective action against insecurity, terrorism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – President Rouhani of Iran criticized policies of hatred, division, and instability in his address at the 71st session of the General Assembly on Thursday in New York.

  • روحانی سوئد 2016-09-22 16:11

    Rouhani advances banking issues in European meetings

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – Restrictions in Iran’s banking and financial transactions have been a major issue to advance for President Rouhani in his New York meetings with European countries.

  • نشست خبری عباس عراقچی 2016-09-22 15:02


    5th JCPOA commission to address Iran’s banking difficulties

    THERAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – JCPOA Follow-up Committee has said banking cooperation and the EU and US laxity in failing to provide necessary guarantees will constitute the major topic in the joint commission.

  • روحانی نواز شریف 2016-09-22 14:25

    Rouhani, Sharif meet in New York

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani and Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif have met on the sidelines of UNGA in New York.

  • روحانی بان کی مون 2016-09-22 14:05

    Rouhani urges 'more active' UN role in JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has told UN secretary-general JCPOA has provided a precedent where dialogue achieved what war and violence had failed to.