Iran’s UN mission denounced a Bloomberg article that has praised the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists and encouraged sabotage in the country’s infrastructure, warning against “barbaric” measures that can spark a full-range escalation.
The European Union has addressed “ways in which we can further advance on the, for instance, operationalization of INSTEX to have first transactions in the, hopefully, next few weeks,” EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in Brussels after a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers.
Chinese authorities have again warned against moves that could escalate the crisis on the Korean Peninsula, saying parties to the conflict should avoid actions that add to the already simmering tensions in the region.
Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Vassily Nebenzia has called on the United States and South and North Koreas to avoid any measure that can further escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
The head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called for the de-escalation of recent tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, saying such a situation diverts attentions from the “real challenges” facing Muslims.