U.S. calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran

Trevor Jackson
January 3, 2018

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters Tuesday, adding that the US is seeking an emergency Security Council meeting in NY and the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding Iran.

"The people of Iran are crying out for freedom", Haley said at a news conference. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause", she said.

"We pray that freedom and human rights will carry the day", she said in a statement.

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations rejected potential talks between Seoul and Pyongyang at a news conference here Tuesday, rebuffing the prospect of any substantive dialogue without a commitment by the North to abandon its nuclear weapons.

At least two people have been killed and dozens arrested since protests broke out Thursday in the city of Masshad and spread to Tehran and other cities.

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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"President Donald Trump said he does not want to add or reduce funding to UNRWA until the Palestinians agree to return to the negotiating table", Haley said.

"The administration is withholding $255 million in assistance to Pakistan".

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said North Korea might be "trying to drive a wedge of some sort" between the United States and South Korea and added that while it was up to Seoul to decide who it talked to: "We are very skeptical of Kim Jong Un's sincerity in sitting down and having talks".

"What made you believe that you are on the right side of history?" the reporter asked. "They wanted to see the embassy moved to Jerusalem, and we followed through with that". They've come out against the leader. "They work with us at times, and they also harbour the terrorists that attack our troops in Afghanistan".

Tension has been rising over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, which it pursues in defiance of years of U.N. Security Council resolutions, with bellicose rhetoric coming from both Pyongyang and the White House.

North Korea, which regularly threatens to destroy the United States, South Korea and Japan, tested its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile in November, which it said was capable of delivering a warhead to anywhere in the United States.

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