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Nearly 90 nations have reported on Iran sanctions, Security Council told

Nearly 90 Member States have reported to the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions imposed against Iran, the chairman of that panel said today.

UN’s top rights chief speaks out against execution of a minor in Iran

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has spoken out against the execution of a minor in Iran, calling on the Tehran Government to respect the international consensus against meting out capital punishment to juvenile offenders.

US intelligence on Iran’s nuclear programme should spur talks, says UN official

A recently-released United States intelligence report concluding that there has been no ongoing nuclear weapons programme in Iran since the fall of 2003 tallies with the findings of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), its Director-General said today, calling for all parties concerned to enter into negotiations.

Iran: UN nuclear watchdog chief circulates latest report

The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog has circulated his latest report regarding the nuclear programme of Iran to the agency’s Board of Governors.

Iranian cooperation and transparency crucial, UN nuclear watchdog chief says

"Active cooperation and transparency" on Iran's part are key in resolving outstanding issues over the country's nuclear ambitions, the head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told the General Assembly today.

UN independent rights expert decries executions of juveniles in Iran

An independent United Nations human rights expert today criticized Iran’s use of the death penalty against juveniles, saying it is probably the only country in the world that does this systematically.

Talks between Ban Ki-moon and Iranian leader focus on nuclear, Afghan issues

Iran’s nuclear programme, the situation in neighbouring Afghanistan and reform of the United Nations system were the focus of talks today between Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at UN Headquarters in New York.

Scores of countries reporting on Iran sanctions, Security Council told

Over 80 countries have reported to the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions imposed against Iran, the chairman of that panel said today.

UN nuclear watchdog chief welcomes Iran’s agreement to address outstanding issues

The head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today welcomed Iran’s agreement on a timeline to address all outstanding issues relating to its nuclear programme.

Despite progress, important issues of Iran’s nuclear programme still remain – UN

Despite progress in resolving certain matters regarding Iran’s nuclear programme, the United Nations atomic watchdog agency reported today that other important issues still need to be verified, although Iran has agreed to a work plan to settle these within a specific time framework.