The United States faced criticism at the UN Security Council on Friday for convening the body to discuss recent protests in Iran. The Iranian people know the truth.
"The Iranian situation did not pose a threat to worldwide peace and security, and discussing its domestic situation is not part of the Council's responsibilities as outlined in the Charter", he said.
Iran's ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo slammed the USA government's attempts to intervene in the domestic affairs of the Islamic Republic, Tasnim news agency reported Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump is cheering on demonstrators in Iran for standing up to their government over the hard economic times.
The U.S. called Friday's meeting after giving moral support to the anti-government protesters in a week of demonstrations and counter-demonstrations.
The Trump administration should not only stop threatening the country with more sanctions, but should also let the Iranian people decide their internal affairs for themselves.
Iran's state TV on Saturday showed government supporters rallying a day after the foreign minister said a US move to call an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting to discuss anti-government protests was another Trump administration "blunder".
Delattre disclosed this during a Security Council meeting called by the United States which has been criticised by Iran.
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Hardline cleric Ahmad Khatami told his followers that anti-government protesters were enemies of Islam, and called for harsh retribution. Envoys from several other countries, from China to newcomer Equatorial Guinea, expressed reservations about whether the council was the right forum for the issue.
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"We will not be quiet", she told the meeting.
"However worrying the events of the last few days in Iran may be, they do not constitute per se a threat to worldwide peace and security", Ambassador Francois Delattre said.
Jeremy Corbyn has been criticised for remaining silent about protests in Iran against the government, while his Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry claimed it was unclear who has "the white hats".
U.S. President Donald Trump has voiced encouragement for the anti-government protesters.
As the Iranian protests continue into its eighth day, and the regime carries out its violent crackdown, the world is indeed watching.
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif pointed to Mr. Trump's own previous comments voicing support for the Iranian people, saying the US leader had an "odd way of showing "such respect" for Iranians". "Another FP (foreign policy) blunder for the Trump administration", Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted. The days of pro-government rallies drew crowds in the tens of thousands.