S Korea says Iran to regain UN vote after delinquent dues paid with frozen funds

23/1/2022 3:11:00 PM

S Korea says Iran to regain UN vote after delinquent dues paid with frozen funds

S Korea says Iran to regain UN vote after delinquent dues paid with frozen funds

SEOUL: Iran is expected to regain its vote in the UN General Assembly after South Korea paid Tehran\u0027s delinquent dues to the world body with frozen Iranian funds in the country, South Korea said on Sunday (Jan 23). Iran had regained its UN voting rights in June after a similar payment, but s

SEOUL: Iran is expected to regain its vote in the UN General Assembly after South Korea paid Tehran's delinquent dues to the world body with frozen Iranian funds in the country, South Korea said on Sunday (Jan 23).Iran had regained its UN voting rights in June after a similar payment, but said this month it had lost them again because it could not transfer the funds to pay its dues as a result of US sanctions.

Release of Iran's frozen funds requires the approval of the United States, which joined its European allies this week in saying only weeks remain to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.Then-President Donald Trump took Washington out of the deal in 2018, re-imposing US sanctions. Iran later breached many of the deal's nuclear restrictions and kept pushing well beyond them.

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LinkedIn SEOUL: Iran is expected to regain its vote in the UN General Assembly after South Korea paid Tehran's delinquent dues to the world body with frozen Iranian funds in the country, South Korea said on Sunday (Jan 23).Copy to clipboard https://str.Copy to clipboard https://str.LinkedIn Jeong Mi-hee, a South Korean businessperson, used to buy a lot of whisky in airports.

Iran had regained its UN voting rights in June after a similar payment, but said this month it had lost them again because it could not transfer the funds to pay its dues as a result of US sanctions. Release of Iran's frozen funds requires the approval of the United States, which joined its European allies this week in saying only weeks remain to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Iran had regained its UN voting rights in June after a similar payment, but said this month it had lost them again because it could not transfer the funds to pay its dues Release of Iran's frozen funds requires the approval of the United States, which joined its European allies this week in saying only weeks remain to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Then-President Donald Trump took Washington out of the deal in 2018, re-imposing US sanctions. South Korea in mid-January extended tougher social distancing rules for three weeks, including a 9pm curfew for restaurants, cafes and bars, and limits on private gatherings, ahead of the holiday that starts on Saturday. Iran later breached many of the deal's nuclear restrictions and kept pushing well beyond them. Iran later breached many of the deal's nuclear restrictions and kept pushing well beyond them. Seoul"on Friday completed the payment of Iran's UN dues of about US$18 million through the Iranian frozen funds in South Korea, in active cooperation with related agencies such as US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and the United Nations Secretariat", the finance ministry said in a statement. Jeong is among a growing number of South Koreans who have started brewing makgeolli for the first time, and one of many people around the world who developed an interest in homebrewing during the pandemic.

The Seoul UN office was not reachable for comment outside business hours. The Seoul UN office was not reachable for comment outside business hours. To contain the rapid spread of the virus, health officials have required proof of vaccination and a booster to gain access to most public facilities, but a court ruled that large shops and teenagers. Iran urgently asked South Korea last week to help pay the UN contribution with the frozen funds on concerns of the loss of its right to vote in 193-member General Assembly, the South Korean ministry said. Tehran has repeatedly demanded the release of about US$7 billion of its funds frozen in South Korean banks under US sanctions, saying Seoul was holding the money"hostage". Teheran has repeatedly demanded the release of about US$7 billion of its funds frozen in South Korean banks under US sanctions, saying Seoul was holding the money hostage. A South Korean finance ministry official declined to say much Iranian frozen funds are left after the payment of UN dues, citing confidentiality laws. Source: Reuters/gr . More On This Topic. (Photo: Chang W Lee/The New York Times) A LOST ART Makgeolli, also known as makkolli, is made from fermented rice and nuruk, a doughlike starter.