Iranian reformists to UN: The United States is on the warpath | Iran International

Iranian reformists to UN: The United States is on the warpath

 

Seventeen reformists and former politicians in Iran wrote a letter to the secretary general of the United Nations, accusing Israel and the United States to be “moving toward fueling the flames of another war” and demanded a response from the secretary general and members of the security council. The letter does not mention the attack against the oil tankers or the shooting down of the American drone.

In the letter, 17 reformist former politicians and activists say: “The United States and Israel are moving toward fueling the flames of a new destructive war in the middle east, and pose serious threats against international peace and security.”

Some of the signatories of the letter, such as Abbas Abdi and Mohsen Aminzadeh were members of the “Students of Imam’s Path” after the revolution and were among the students who occupied the United States’ embassy in Tehran in 1979 and took its staff hostage for 444 days.

These 17 reformist activists demanded the secretary general and the security council “not to remain silent and in any way they can encourage the U.S to return to the nuclear deal (JCPOA), remove sanctions, and stop its adventures in the war-torn region.”

The letter also criticizes the United States for leaving the JCPOA unilaterally and not complying to its commitments.

Iran in Brief
Political prisoner Narges Mohammadi’s attorney says his client has told him that the 12 prisoners in Zanjan prison who have contracted coronavirus...More
After the transfer of incarcerated Australian researcher Kylie Moore-Gilbert from Evin prison to Qarchak prison’s general prisoner population, the...More
The U.S Navy condemned the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for using a dummy aircraft carrier modeled after an American Nimitz class carrier...More
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel once again warned Iran that his country will not allow Iran to establish a military presence in...More
Hamas and Islamic Jihad both condemned yesterday’s incident where a US fighter jet approached a Mahan Airline plane. Hamas has released a statement...More