South Korea Pays Iran’s UN Dues with Frozen Assets

South Korea repays $.18 million of Iran's frozen assets to UN as Tehran membership loan

South Korea repays $.18 million of Iran’s frozen assets to UN as Tehran membership loan

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Majid Takht Ravanchi has announced the return of Iran’s right to vote in this international body. Majid Takht Ravanchi, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations, said that Iran has paid $.18 million to the United Nations, after which Iran will be able to exercise its voting right from today, January. South Korea has repaid $.18 million of Iran’s frozen assets to the United Nations as Tehran’s membership loan. Majid Takht Ravanchi had earlier said that the Islamic Republic of Iran, as an active member of the United Nations, has always been obliged to pay its membership fees on time and we practically However, for the second year in a row, we have had the problem of paying our membership fees to the United Nations due to the imposition of oppressive and unilateral US sanctions against Iran. He added that oppressive US sanctions have not only affected various sectors, including medicine, humanitarian supplies, medical equipment, etc., but also the work of the United Nations. It should be noted that two South Korean banks have frozen more than 7 billion Iranian assets due to illegal US sanctions and South Korea is refraining from restoring Iran’s frozen assets due to US fears.


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