Iranian envoy appointed deputy head of UNDC

New York, Nov 27, IRNA – The United Nations Disarmament Commission appointed Iran’s Deputy Ambassador to the UN Gholamhossein Dehqani as deputy head of the commission.

After Iran’s successful presidency over the disarmament commission in Geneva in summer of this year and also appointment of Iranian delegation as rapporteur of disarmament and international security committee in New York this autumn, appointment of Iran as deputy head of the disarmament commission is Iran’s success within the recent months in this field.

This commission is one of institutions of the UN General Assembly in New York and it has the duty of reviewing the issues related to disarmament and approval of international documents in this regards.

At the meeting, the disarmament commission also approved the contents of agenda of its next meeting which is slated to be held in spring. These issues include nuclear disarmament and confidence-building in the field conventional weapons.



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