Tag: United Nations

Economic Crisis in Afghanistan, Escalation of Concerns at the Winter Threshold

Strategic Council Online – Interview: A university faculty member saying that there is no clear vision in Afghanistan in terms of addressing problems of the people and with the continuation of the status quo, said the country will face a major crisis in the coming months, adding: In the current situation, we are facing a government that has no experience in governance, has no financial resources, is not recognized, and rules only militarily and security-wise.

UN Impartiality, Goodwill; Key Condition for Trust-Building, Resolving Yemen Crisis

Strategic Council Online: President of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations said the solution to the Yemen crisis is to end the siege, establish a ceasefire and hold Yemeni-Yemeni talks, adding: The United Nations must, in this way, show its goodwill by avoiding double standards and gain the trust of the Yemeni National Salvation Government.

US New Strategy in Syria

Strategic Council Online—Interview: An expert of Middle East issues says US marines and military forces have relocated from the northern and western provinces of Iraq to al-Hasakah in Syria, adding that such measures indicate a new scenario is transpiring to create crisis in the Kurdish regions of Syria.

Afghan asylum seekers; Neighbors’ Role & Responsibility of International Community

Strategic Council Online- Interview: Former Director of the Logistics Headquarter of Afghanistan at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs having stated that countries and international bodies should fulfill their responsibilities by receiving Afghan asylum seekers and put their full weight behind Iran said:” Iran’s hospitality extended to the asylum seekers will, in fact, prevent them to head towards other regions and European countries.

Interview with spokesman of Afghanistan people’s Trust Front: Favorable Outlook for Afghanistan from Non-Taliban Perception

Strategic Council Online: A spokesman for the Afghanistan people’s Trust Front, stating that the desire and demand of the Afghan people is to establish a republic in the country, said: Countries with an effective role in Afghanistan should force the Taliban, who know no language other than killing and destruction, to enter into meaningful negotiations with a system that represents the people of Afghanistan, and together establish a coordinated system that is acceptable to the people of that country.

International law and Necessity of Ending Occupation in Syria

Strategic Council Online—Interview: A professor of the College of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Tehran says the presence of the US in Syria has not been taken place with the request of the Syrian government and does not aim at providing aid for the people of Syria but it is a bullying presence which is in violation of the Charter of the United Nations and the international law.

Occupation in Syria and the responsibility of the United Nations

Strategic Council Online—Interview: Associate Professor of the College of Law of the University of Tehran emphasized that the presence of American occupiers and others in Syria is in violation of the incontrovertible principles of the international law, adding that “as against declared claims, the US government and other occupiers have not entered the Syrian soil in order to support humanitarian principles or human rights tenets but the presence of these countries in Syria is for the control of its oil-rich areas and secure their own interests.”

Tehran Intra-Afghan Meeting, Iran’s Strategy for Peace in Afghanistan

Strategic Council Online – Assistant to Minister and Director General of West Asia at Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stating that the meeting of intra-Afghan groups in Tehran had a special success, added: The Taliban, with its past experience, realizes that it cannot necessarily achieve international legitimacy by military force; rather, international legitimacy is achieved through political negotiations.

NATO; Threat against International Peace and Security

Strategic Council online- The final statement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit once again showed that we are living in an age where the aspirations of the UN Charter are still under the most intense pressure after 76 years.
Dr. Ali Karbalei Hosseini, International Law Researcher

Delay in payment of Iran’s contribution to the UN due to sanctions and passive position of the United Nations

Strategic Council Online—Editorial: Iran was one of the founding members of the United Nations and had direct involvement in drafting its Charter. Concepts such as justice and international law made their way to the UN Charter as the result of the contribution and cooperation among Iran and several other countries. Iran was among the first 50 states that participated in the San Francisco Summit in April 1945 and adopted the UN Charter. One of the other turning points in the relations between Iran and the United Nations at the beginning of the activity of this international institution was Iran’s negative stance on veto power and its opposition to the interference of international organizations in the domestic affairs of member states.
Abed Akbari—Expert of international issues

UN test against infanticide of Zionist regime in Gaza war

Strategic Council Online-An expert of West Asia said:” When the front page of New York Times is covered with the infant martyrs of Palestine, it shows that a new approach is being formed in the world public opinion”. He said:” The formation of a new common global paradigm against the invasion and unprecedented violence committed by the fake Zionist regime towards the oppressed and defenseless nation of Palestine, is one the achievements of the recent war in Gaza.

Dimensions of German Genocide in Namibia, Acceptance of Responsibility

Strategic Council Online – Nearly one hundred years after the mass killing of the Herero and Nama tribes by German troops during the Namibian occupation, German Foreign Minister Haiku Moss officially acknowledged the atrocities committed by the German military in Namibia and the “genocide” in that country. According to the minister, Germany’s goal is to erase the memory of the massacres from the minds of the survivors of the victims. ‘We are pleased to be able to reach an agreement with Namibia on dealing with the darkest part of our common history. Recognizing this negligence and our request for compensation is an important step in repairing the remnants of this crime’.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Unacceptable Inaction of UNSC in Response to Israeli Attack on Gaza

Strategic Council Online – While the conflict between Hamas and the Zionist regime continued for days and more than 200 people of Gaza were martyred under the bombing of the Israeli army, the United Nations acted passively under the pressure of the United States. For the third time, the United States blocked the issuance of a joint UN Security Council statement on May 17; a statement which was prepared by China, Tunisia, and Norway on the ceasefire and the violation of international standards by Israel in the recent crisis.
Hassan Ashrafi – Researcher on international relations

West’s View of Democracy in Middle East, Absolute Non-Democracy in Palestine

Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asia affairs said that the US strategy as a ‘democratization project’ to ensure the interests of the citizens of countries is nothing more than a sheer lie, adding: The issue of democracy and the rights of Palestinian citizens who are the main owners of their Occupied Territories has been completely forgotten for the right to self-determination.

UN Inaction Regarding Attack on Iranian Ship in Red Sea

Strategic Council Online – An international law professor, referring to the attempt of the Zionist regime boats in threatening the Iranian ship and also attaching mines on its hull, called this attempt an example of act of terrorism and said: the UN was expected to declare the action and attack as a terrorist act and a threat to peace.

Necessity of More Effective Actions by Coalition of 16 Sanctioned Countries

Strategic Council Online – Secretary of the Policy Council of the Anti-Sanctions Club, emphasizing the need for practical actions by the 16 member states of the Anti-Sanctions Coalition, said: If this coalition is the beginning of a serious new movement and help other measures to counter sanctions, it is useful; the coalition should be able to hold a summit at the level of heads or foreign ministers and then reach a structure and organization, not just issue a concluding statement.