2015 Nuclear Deal at Critical Juncture, Briefers Tells Security Council, Urging United States, Iran to Not Lose Momentum from Recent Talks

30 Jun

Negotiations to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between the United States and Iran are at a critical juncture, briefers told the Security Council today, stressing that the momentum of recent days on that landmark achievement in nuclear non-proliferation must not be lost.

Terrorism Survivors Denied Justice, Perpetrators Enjoy Impunity, Secretary-General Notes, on Launch of Global Framework to Support Syria/Iraq Third Country Returnees

29 Sep

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message today, on the occasion of the launch of the Global Framework on United Nations Support on Syria/Iraq Third Country National Returnees:

Amid Ongoing Talks to Fully Restore 2015 Nuclear Deal, United States Should Lift or Waive Sanctions against Iran, Political Affairs Chief Tells Security Council

30 Jun

With talks ongoing in Vienna to fully restore the landmark 2015 agreement to contain Iran’s nuclear ambitions, the United Nations political affairs chief called on the United States to lift or waive its sanctions against Tehran, as Security Council delegates rallied the parties to make the difficult political decisions needed to achieve a breakthrough.

Iran Must Refrain from More Action to Reduce Commitments under 2015 Nuclear Deal, Under-Secretary-General Tells Security Council

22 Dec

Iran must refrain from further steps to reduce its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on its nuclear programme, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council during a 22 December video‑teleconference meeting of the 15-nation organ, during which several members acknowledged a possible United States return to that landmark agreement.