United Nations

The Iran obsession

Print edition : October 26, 2018

President Donald Trump at the U.N. Security Council briefing on counter-proliferation in New York on September 26. Photo: AFP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the General Assembly on September 27. He claimed that Israeli intelligence services had discovered a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran. Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif addresses the meeting on counter-proliferation at the U.N. On the “secret atomic warehouse”, he said “Israeli intelligence was taken for a ride”. Photo: Bebeto Matthews/AP

Bolivian President Evo Morales speaks during a briefing on counter-proliferation at the U.N. Morales and his U.N. envoy said Trump’s statements about Iran were “unwelcome”. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP

Donald Trump uses the U.S.’ presidency of the United Nations Security Council to launch a heavy-handed attack on Iran and the nuclear deal signed with that country in 2015.
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