Economic and Social Council 3rd Commission (Human Rights)
Iran, Islamic Republic of


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Forum: 3rd Committee
Delegation: Iran
Delegate: Byron Kougionas

Issue: Ensuring the protection of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

Ever since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, Iran has been implacable in its opposition to Israel and has provided extensive support to Palestinian terrorist groups. It expressed strong backing for the two Palestinian intifadas of 1987-1993 and 2000-2005. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said recentl...