1 March 2023

Citing remarks by Prime Minister Netanyahu, Iran’s UN envoy urged the Security Council to “unequivocally condemn the Israeli regime’s warmongering statements and malevolent activities [against Iran], which are a real threat to international peace and security”, warning that Iran would “not hesitate to take the necessary measures, in accordance with international law and the United Nations Charter, to respond decisively to any threat posed by the Israeli regime wherever and whenever it deems it necessary and to defend its national and security interests as well as to protect its people”. “All those who will aid, abet or otherwise assist, support and facilitate the Israeli regime to carry out any military action must bear responsibility and accountability for their part in such an internationally wrongful act”, he added.

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