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U.S. reverses Trump claim on UN sanctions on Iran

The Biden administration rescinded former president Donald Trump’s restoration of U.N. sanctions on Iran, an announcement that could help Washington move toward rejoining the 2015 nuclear agreement aimed at reining in the Islamic …

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Russia briefs UN Security Council on Karabakh deal

In closed consultations, Russia informed the members of the UN Security Council about the agreements between Armenia and Azerbaijan on the cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a source in the organization told TASS, Trend reports. …

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UN Security Council holds closed-door meeting on Karabakh

The UN Security Council discussed the need to ensure verification of a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya told reporters on Monday after a closed-door meeting on the disputed …

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UN Security Council to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh today

The UN Security Council is planning to convene on Tuesday for urgent closed-door consultations over the recent escalation between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, a source in the organization said. …

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Russia requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran

Russia requested a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iran on Friday, diplomats said, as the United States sought to restore all U.N. sanctions on Iran in a move rejected by Moscow. Russia requested a public virtual meeting …

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UN Security Council discusses situation in Belarus

The United Nations Security Council held a discussion on Belarus Tuesday in which members were urged to do everything they can to stop the crisis from escalating. Estonia and the United States requested the dialogue, which was held …

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U.N. Security Council backs call for coronavirus truce

The U.N. Security Council finally backed U.N. chief Antonio Guterres’ March 23 call for a global truce amid the coronavirus pandemic, adopting a resolution after months of talks to win a compromise between the United States and China. …

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Zarif to address UN Security Council

Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif will deliver a speech at UN Security Council session about Resolution 2231 on Tuesday through a video conference, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said "Iranian FM held …

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U.S. makes case for maintaining arms embargo on Iran

The United States has formally asked the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran beyond October, when it is set to be progressively eased under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. UN Ambassador …

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