According to the 19th article of the UN Charter, if a country’s dues debt to the organization is more than the payment it has made in the last 2 years, that country’s right to vote in the UN General Assembly is suspended.
Farhan Haq, one of the spokespersons of the UN Secretary General, announced that Iran has paid its dues to the UN.
Iran, which owes more than $65 million in dues to the UN, has made the minimum payment of $16 million necessary to regain its right to vote in the UN General Assembly and regained its right to vote.
Iran’s Permanent Representative to the UN Majid Takht Ravanchi, on the other hand, said on his Twitter account that his country could not pay its dues to the UN due to the illegal sanctions of the USA.
“The US illegal sanctions not only deprived our people of medicines, but also prevented Iran from paying its dues to the UN. We have been working on it for 6 months and the UN announced today that it has received the payment. All inhumane sanctions must be lifted immediately,” Ravanchi said. made its assessment.