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U.S. Denies Iranian FM Access To UNSC Meeting. Iranian Parliament Declares All US Military ‘Terrorist Entity’

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U.S. Denies Iranian FM Access To UNSC Meeting. Iranian Parliament Declares All US Military 'Terrorist Entity'

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On January 7th, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said that the US had declined to issue him a visa so that he could visit the UNSC meeting scheduled for January 9th in New York.

“They fear that someone comes to the US and reveals realities,” Zarif said.

The Security Council meeting would have given Zarif a global spotlight to publicly criticize the United States for killing Soleimani.

Under the 1947 U.N. “headquarters agreement,” the United States is generally required to allow access to the United Nations for foreign diplomats.

Washington, however, maintains that it can deny visas for “security, terrorism and foreign policy” reasons.

Iran’s mission to the United Nations said: “We have seen the media reports, but we have not received any official communication from either the U.S. or the U.N. regarding Foreign Minister Zarif’s visa.”

The US State Department refused to comment.

Zarif wanted to attend a meeting of the Security Council on the topic of upholding the U.N. Charter. The meeting and Zarif’s travel had been planned before the US assassinated General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran’s U.N. envoy, Majid Takht Ravanchi, has described the killing of Soleimani as “an obvious example of State terrorism and, as a criminal act, constitutes a gross violation of the fundamental principles of international law, including, in particular … the Charter of the United Nations.”

This is not the first time the US has abused its position as the UN host nation, and there’s been calls in the past to move the UN headquarters to a country such as Switzerland.

For example, in September 2019, the US denied the protective security detail to the Syrian Foreign Minister, but provided it to opposition members.

In an October 15th statement, the U.N. legal counsel told the committee that U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres is “concerned” by recent measures, including the rejection of a visa for a Russian national hired by the United Nations and new travel restrictions imposed on the Iranian delegation and foreign minister after Tehran refused to participate in talks with Washington.

The statement said the U.N. was maintaining its long-standing position that the United States lacks legal authority to impose travel restrictions on states in retaliation for restrictions on U.S. diplomats serving in those countries.

In response to the US recent actions, Javad Zarif announced the beginning of the Tehran Dialogue Forum, aimed at peace dialogue and cooperation.

He further said that the end of the US malign presence in West Asia is coming to an end.

Finally, Iranian parliament on January 7th discussed a three-urgency amendment to the bill on ‘’US Counter-measure” and designation of IRGC as foreign terrorist organization’ that allocated 200 million Euros to the Quds Force branch of IRGC.

The bill had previously designated US Central Command (Centcom) as terrorist organization, but today MPs added an amendment to the bill that widens the scope of the designation to include the entire US Department of Defense and affiliated entities.

Iranian parliament also designated all US commanders and US personnel involved in the assassination of the late Quds Force commander General Qassem Soleimani as terrorist.

In his opening speech to the Tehran Dialogue Forum, Zarif condemned recent US actions and its general disregard of international law.

“The United States’ terrorist assassination of one of the Iranian top military commanders has in fact opened the gates to an ugly course of action which might, sooner or later, come to haunt itself across the globe.

The U.S. has proved, once again, to everybody, its total, blatant disregard for the Jus Cogens in international law as well as for universally-recognized rights and immunities. This is the same schizophrenic approach that repugnantly threatens, in contravention of international law, to strike Iran’s cultural sites which are part of the shared human cultural and civilizational heritage.”

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  • d’Artagnan

    Basing the UN headquarters in a lawless thug bully failed state like US was the biggest mistake post WW2. Iran is on a roll and should withdraw from the UN and that will snowball across the globe and expose the UN as a Zionist talk fest with no equal rights for dissenting voice or the truth.

    • Jobu

      Macron you pissant. Is that you?

    • Xoli Xoli

      Very true indeed. UN and United Nations Security Council is a criminal gangsters paradise. Whereby Israel and USA has the highest sits followed by puppet France and Britain.

    • BMWA1

      League of Nations in der Schweiss would be nice.

  • Jimmy Jim

    Get the UN outta KIKER city!

  • Zionism = EVIL

    Americunt arseholes in their infinite hubris are even breaking the UN basic charter which is to allow all nations to have equal and free access to the world body which is supposed to help bring peace and dialog. The Americunt outlaws are totally out of control. Iran needs to withdraw from the UN until it ha free access to present its case against US murderous terrorism. Just the threat alone will destroy the UN or force it to move to a neutral country in Eurasia.Zionist infested US is the last place for any peaceful body.

  • Hasbara Hunter

    THE DEVIL LIVES IN AMERICA! THE DIVIDED STATES OF MURICA THE GLOBAL TERRORIST

  • Ashok Varma

    Trump in his madness has trampled the UN charter.

    • zman

      Yeah, but that parade has been going on for quite some time now. He’s just the latest to show his ass.

  • Simon Ndiritu

    UNSC has become a US property for advancing its terrorist interests;It (UNSC) should hence be disbanded or ignored

  • Jimmy Jim

    Media Watch: Increased activity by Saudi and Israeli online trolls at work to stoke hatred, sectarianism against Iran

    • BlueHeadLizard

      Good warning. We all should respond to fire with water and ice, not more fire.

    • Ewan

      A wasted excercise for the retard Saudis.Even the Sunni Saudi street supports Iran and Hezbollah. These monkeys had to resort to a religious decree (FATWA) to stop the Sunnis from cheering Hezbollah in 2006.

    • zman

      Oh yeah. I have been busy blocking the scum. The urgency with which they have shown up is so very indicative of their panic. Now even Nutsack is saying Israel had nothing to do with it. Fucking cowards start shit, then run for cover. Typical.

  • Once again we see how the US terrorism, is manifested with all its criminality and is supported and backed by a coalition of Western countries that have used slavery, force and terrorism with the other countries for 2 centuries. Now this terrorism is becoming more visible than ever.

  • BlueHeadLizard

    UN office in NY has to be closed and sold. The US is not a suitable country to host a UN headquaters. All UN meetings to held forthwith in UN Geneva easily capable to handle that; the UN Geneva site is bigger than its NY office.

  • Ceasar Polar

    Time for the United Nations to be moved to Beijing, and China will pay for the big financial part that is being paid by the US.
    And take the US responsible for its terrorist actions. Give then a taste of their own medicine and slap sanctions on Trump’s terrorist fascist regime.

    • zman

      I’ve been saying the same thing (sanctions). Hopefully, Russia and China are merely biding their time before showing the US what is what. Of course, it’s becoming pretty evident that Trump is doing a fine job of screwing Americans himself. He’s so good at it, they don’t even feel his hand up their pants.

  • Jobu

    Where Anti-semites, Muslim extremists and euroqueers get together for mental midget sausage fest.

  • Peter Jennings

    Yet more proof that the UN is staffed with sheep, donkeys and dogs. There are quite a few western people who remember the UN deceit played on them before and during the wars with Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Syria. The list goes on and so does the memory. A vile double-cross is hard to forget.

    The UN has lost all integrity. Every thinking person with a memory flat out knows the UN is a bad joke. The UN time is nigh. They are lying to people across the board and are a danger to the planet and everything on it.