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Russian Federation rejects U.S. proposal for United Nations emergency meeting on Iran

Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran “Destructive” Divided UN Security Council to meet on Iran protests
Charlie Simmons | 07 January, 2018, 01:17

The Iranian people are telling their government to "stop the support for terrorism, stop giving billions of our money to killers and dictators, stop taking our wealth and spending it on foreign fighters and proxy wars", said Haley.

They were followed by large pro-government rallies in Tehran and other cities, all of which were widely covered by Iranian state television.

"The President and vice president of the United States, in their numerous absurd tweets, incited Iranians to engage in disruptive acts", the letter sent overnight reads.

For its part, Iran has accused the USA of "grotesque" meddling in social media to incite unrest - and thus tampering with Iranian affairs, according to a letter sent to the United Nations on Thursday.

"The government continues to imprison and kill those who are fearless enough to venture into the street".

"The Iranian regime is now on notice: The world will be watching what you do", Haley warned.

Commenting on the possibility of new USA sanctions on Iran, Ryabkov said such methods were "illegitimate".

"The United States continues to interfere both openly and covertly in the internal affairs of other countries".

"We recognize that several designated countries are working to improve their respect for religious freedom; we welcome these initiatives and look forward to continued dialogue", the State Department said of the redesignations.

The Iranian government restricted access to social media at the height of the protests over the weekend, but many Iranians also use VPNs so the government can not track their online activity. "The Iranian regime is cutting off internet access in an attempt to shut down communication among the protesters", Haley said. "The people of Iran are crying out for freedom".

On Wednesday, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps pinned the number at 15,000. Since the demonstrations began six days back, at least 21 people have been killed - including a police officer - while hundreds more have reportedly been detained.

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The protests began a week ago over Iran's stagnant economy and the rising cost of living, and developed into a broader outcry against the government.

Iranian and US officials have traded barbs for the past week, and Tehran maintains that the United States and its allies orchestrated the unrest.

He added his government has "hard evidence" the recent protests in Iran were "very clearly directed from abroad".

U.S. president Donald Trump and members of his administration have praised the anti-government demonstrators as people standing up to a repressive and corrupt regime that is trying to silence them. "Unfortunately, many of our European partners, as well as the United Nations, have thus far failed to forcefully speak out on the growing crisis in Iran".

Trump's repeated tweets backing protesters during Iran's unrest were rebuffed by marchers on Friday.

Russian Federation said the United States is exploiting the protests in Iran in order to derail the landmark nuclear deal.

The British envoy was addressing the United Nations Security Council session which had been held at the request of the United States to discuss recent unrests in some parts of Iran.

"It is unfortunate that despite the resistance on the part of some of its members, this council has allowed itself to be abused by the current USA administration in holding a meeting on an issue that falls outside the scope of its mandate", said Khoshroo.

The Iranian government had restricted the use of social-media apps Telegram and Instagram to quell the unrest.

"We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of or remain unchecked", Haley said in a. Haley said the USA had negotiated a $285 million reduction of the United Nations budget for 2018-2019 compared to the budget for 2016-2017.

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