UN envoy says Iran will respond decisively to any Israeli wrongdoing
Iravani referred to the Israeli threats as a violation of international law and the United Nations Charter.
Iran condemned "Israel's" threat to use military force against the country's vital infrastructure, calling it a violation of international principles.
Amir Saied Iravani, Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, sent a letter to the rotating president of the UN Security Council Pedro Comissário Afonso, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, wherein he said that Tehran will not hesitate to respond to any Israeli threat or wrongful action.
The letter mentioned that on February 21 Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu resorted to false claims in order to make threats of using military force against Iran's infrastructure and peaceful nuclear facilities.
Iravani referred to the occupation's threats as a violation of international law and the United Nations Charter.
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The Ambassador highlighted that any Israeli attack will have devastating effects on regional and international peace and security.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran has made it clear time and again that it will not hesitate to take necessary measures, in accordance with international law and the UN Charter, to respond decisively to any threat posed by the Israeli regime wherever and whenever deemed necessary, and to defend its national and security interests as well as to protect its people,” Iravani emphasized.
The ambassador also mentioned that those who support or perform any wrongful act toward Iran must bear the responsibility for their role in such a wrongful act.
He pointed out that Iran has the right to firmly respond to any threats or wrongful actions by the Israeli occupation, especially after a foiled “terrorist” drone attack on a military workshop in the central Iranian city of Isfahan took place.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran reserves its legitimate and inherent right, in accordance with international law and the United Nations Charter, to defend its national security and respond resolutely to any threats or wrongful actions by the Israeli regime, wherever and whenever deemed necessary,” the envoy said.
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