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Iran’s criticism of the UN’s double standard approach to Syria

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations criticized the holding of consecutive meetings regarding Syria’s chemical weapons, considering the country’s full cooperation in this regard. The

Amir Saeed Irwani, the ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations in New York, emphasized that holding meetings related to Syria’s chemical weapons in the Security Council with short intervals and without any developments in this case, strengthens the suspicion of political nature and the repetition of accusations against Syria. he does.

The ambassador and permanent representative of our country, who was speaking at the UN Security Council meeting under the title “Situation in the Middle East on the subject of chemical weapons in Syria”, Syria’s action in submitting a monthly report to the Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons regarding the details of the destruction of these weapons and facilities He considered its production worthy of recognition.

Iran’s senior diplomat in the United Nations stated that the Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemns the use of chemical weapons by anyone, anywhere and under any circumstances, and considers it a clear violation of international law. He added that we believe that any investigation into the use of chemical weapons should be impartial, professional, credible and objective and fully comply with the emphases and procedures of the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Amir Saeed Irwani, while emphasizing the full, effective and non-discriminatory implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, added that politicizing the requirements of the Chemical Weapons Convention and exploiting the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for political purposes puts the credibility of this organization and the Convention at risk.

The ambassador and permanent representative of our country stated that Syria voluntarily joined the Chemical Weapons Convention in 2013 and destroyed the arsenal and facilities used to produce these weapons. In this situation that we encourage dialogue and consultation between the parties, we strongly believe that the cooperation between the Syrian Arab Republic and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons should be recognized.

In the end, this senior diplomat added, considering that the Syrian Arab Republic has complied with the requirements of the Chemical Weapons Convention and is constructively cooperating with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the management of this case in a political atmosphere and with a double standard approach will only lead to discussions from Its technical nature is distracting, while we believe that these issues should be discussed and investigated in a technical way and in the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

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