Iran Condemns Politicization of Fulfillment of Humanitarian Needs – Politics news

Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations, Zahra Ershadi, read a statement on “Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance”, before the UN General Assembly on Friday.The following is the full text of her speech:“The nature and extent of humanitarian situations have changed dramatically, as new dimensions have emerged over…

Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations, Zahra Ershadi, read a statement on “Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance”, before the UN General Assembly on Friday.

The following is the full text of her speech:

“The nature and extent of humanitarian situations have changed dramatically, as new dimensions have emerged over the course of decades. As a result, the international community has faced evolving challenges as it works towards addressing these emergencies in a comprehensive and coordinated manner. With an increasing number of people suffering from the impacts of natural disasters, the extent and frequency of such occurrences have – in addition to hindering the development of disaster-stricken countries – eroded the capacity to address events of such nature. Humanitarian emergencies also occur as a result of ever-increasing armed conflicts and targeting of innocent civilians. Hence, we concur with the Secretary-General that “Humanitarian needs soared in…

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