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Iran elected as UN General Assembly vice-president

By 06/07/2023 10:16 AMNo CommentsBy YidInfo Staff

Following Iran—a country that murders its citizens for “blasphemous” social-media posts—gaining control over a U.N.

The Islamic government in Tehran has now obtained another position of influence within the international body dedicated to fostering peace: vice president of the General Assembly.

This forum is built on advancing human rights through technology.

Israel’s foreign ministry referred to it as “a shameful decision.”

In addition to murdering its people, attacking innocent people abroad, and advancing toward a nuclear weapon to eradicate Israel from the face of the earth, Iran will now hold a prominent U.N. position, the statement read. position.”

The ministry pointed out that Iran, a fellow UN member, supports the destruction of Israel, stating that “this decision, which defies all logic and reason, is an insult to the millions of Iranians protesting for their fundamental freedoms and to the justice, peace, and international stability that the U.N. is intended to represent.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu published a brief video with the straightforward message, “I have heard all the reports concerning Iran. I want the world community and Iran to know that Israel will take all necessary action to keep Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Iran will hold the post for a year, starting on September 5.

The revelation was published by Hillel Neuer, executive director of United Nations Watch, who stated, “This regime defies U.N. embargoes on the export of weapons, violates the human rights of its citizens, and promotes terrorism worldwide.

“The #Ayatollahs murder their people, suppress democracy, threaten to destroy #Israel, sponsor #terrorism & are rushing to build a nuclear bomb,” tweeted Michael Freund, head of Shavei Israel. Thus, the #UN honored #Iran today by choosing them as Vice President of the General Assembly. Insane! #DefundtheUN.”

Iran was also chosen to serve as the General Assembly’s Disarmament and Nonproliferation Committee’s rapporteur.

The Alternative Representative for Special Political Affairs, Ambassador Robert Wood, expressed his disapproval of this choice in a statement that included the following: “Given Iran’s serial violations of U.N. A representative of the Iranian government is unfit to serve in a leadership position within this committee, even if such a position is mainly ceremonial, in light of Security Council Resolution 2231, including about its ballistic-missile program, ongoing efforts to undermine international security, and its failure to fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Zahra Hojabri and the U.N. An Islamic Republic News Agency correspondent tweeted, “The United Nations became the scene of victory for #Iran once again on Thursday after the Islamic Republic was granted two important duties at the international body.”


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