Iran’s permanent representative to the UN has said the respect to the principles and purposes of the charter of the United Nations is a key element for the maintenance of international peace and security.
Chairman of Expediency Council (EC) Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani criticized warmongering policies of new Saudi rulers saying that they are committing domestic and foreign policy moves which endanger security in the region.
In a message on the execution of Sheikh Nimr, speaker of Iran’s Parliament said that such measures will intensify the region’s security problems since it belongs to the world of Islam not an individual.
The United Nations Security Council adopted an historic resolution on youth, peace and security, which for the first time in its history focuses entirely on the role of young men and women in peacebuilding and countering violent extremism.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran welcomes strengthening of stability, peace and security in Afghanistan and is ready to expand bilateral cooperation with its eastern neighboring country.