The US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday praised the courage of Iranian demonstrators and said protests across the Islamic Republic were spontaneous and not driven by outside forces.
"This is the precise picture of a long oppressed people rising up against their dictators".
However, the secretary of state said last month that the USA would be "ready to talk any time North Korea ... and we're ready to have the first meeting without precondition". "We must not make that mistake again".
UNRWA has made a point of perpetuating the refugee status of the descendants of those who fled their homes during the war that took place when surrounding Arab nations attacked Israel after the declaration of the establishment of the state in May 1948.
Responding to a reporter's question on whether the U.S. will continue to provide funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency, which provides aid to millions of Palestinian refugees, in light of a non-binding UN General Assembly resolution condemning the recognition, Haley said Trump was prepared to cut aid to UNRWA if the Palestinians refuse to return to peace talks. "And the people in Iran are able to get into those sites through VPN (virtual private networks)".
"In these first days of 2018, nowhere is the urgency of peace, security and freedom being more tested than in Iran", she said.
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Haley said the U.S.is calling for U.N. Security Council and Human Rights Council emergency sessions on Iran.
"Now the Iranian dictatorship is trying to do what it always does, which is to say that the protests were designed by Iran's enemies".
South Carolina's senior senator also criticized the response of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the protests.
The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, made the horror statement today in NY. "I don't think we should be silent".
"We hope that the South and North can sit face to face and discuss the participation of the North Korean delegation at the Pyeongchang Games, as well as other issues of mutual interest for the improvement of inter-Korean ties", Cho told reporters in Seoul, according to Yonhap news agency. "We need to also organize an global response".
Following US President Donald Trump's December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the US relinquished its traditional role as the mediator of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.