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Iran urges Israel’s expulsion from UN

 Iran urges Israel’s expulsion from UN
posted onFebruary 11, 2024

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for the  expulsion of Israel from the United Nations.

Addressing a crowd at the 45th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Tehran on Sunday, Raisi denounced Israel for its ongoing conflict with Palestine.

Describing the issue of Palestine as the “humanity’s top priority”, the Iranian president said the governments should cut off all economic relations and interaction with Jerusalem.

Iranian officials, including the country’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, had previously called on Muslim countries to cut off economic ties with Israel, including curbs on oil supplies to the country.

The remarks came as Iran paraded a range of missiles and combat drones on city streets on Sunday. A satellite launcher, which officials said was used to send three Iranian research satellites into space last month, was also put on public display in Tehran.

Gaza’s health ministry says 117 Palestinians have been killed and 152 wound during the past 24 hours.

As Israel intensifies its attacks on Rafah, people are now escaping to the central part of the Gaza Strip about 20km (eight miles) away, Reuters reported.