logo
 
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting today at the request of the United States to discuss the wave of protests in Iran. The meeting is scheduled for 3.00 pm. 

Russia has criticised the US push for Iran to be discussed at the Security Council and it remained unclear whether Moscow or other council members would try to block the meeting.

Meanwhile, the United States has imposed sanctions on five Iranian companies it alleges are working on part of the Islamic republic's illegal ballistic missile programme. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin linked the measure to recent anti-government protests, arguing that Iran ought to spend more on public welfare rather than banned weapons.


No Comments For This Post, Be first to write a Comment.
Leave a Comment
Name:
Email:
Comment:
Enter the code shown:


Can't read the image? click here to refresh

Todays Epaper

Which IPL team will win the cup of the IPL 2018?

Chennai Super Kings
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Kolkata Knight Riders