© Reuters. Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi addresses the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York City, U.S., September 21, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
By Parisa Hafezi
UNITED COUNTRIES (Reuters) -Iran’s hard-line president struck a bold tone on Wednesday by requiring warranties the United States not desert any restored nuclear offer and by decrying “double standards” on human rights after the death of an Iranian female in authorities custody.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi likewise stated Tehran desired previous U.S. President Donald Trump to deal with trial for the 2020 killing of Iran’s leading Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani in an American drone attack in Iraq, holding up a photo of the basic.
Trump in 2018 deserted the 2015 nuclear offer under which Iran had actually consented to limit its atomic program in return for remedy for financial sanctions, triggering Tehran to start breaching the nuclear limitations about a year later on.
“We have before us the experience of America’s withdrawal from the (deal),” Raisi stated at the U.N. General Assembly. “With that experience and this perspective, can we ignore the important issue of guarantees for a durable agreement?”
Raisi likewise looked for to deflect criticism of recently’s death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was detained by morality authorities in Tehran for “unsuitable attire,” which has actually released demonstrations that show simmering anger over individual liberties in the Islamic Republic and an economy reeling from sanctions.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran rejects some of the double standards of some governments vis-a-vis human rights,” Raisi stated. “(So long as) we have this double standard where attention is solely focused on one side and not all equally, we will not have true justice and fairness.
“Human rights comes from all, however regrettably it is squashed upon by numerous federal governments.” he included describing the discovery of unmarked tombs of native individuals in Canada, the suffering of the Palestinians and pictures of migrant kids kept in cages in the United States.