China aims to weaken Iran resolution in advance of UN legal rights overall body

GENEVA, Nov 24 — China introduced a very last-minute amendment to a movement on Iran right before the UN Human Legal rights Council now that would strip out the major paragraph referring to a new investigative probe into Iran’s suppression of mass protests.

China’s envoy explained to the council soon prior to a scheduled vote that the movement led by Germany was “overwhelmingly critical” of Iran. “It naturally will not assistance solve the challenge,” he additional, contacting for a critical paragraph to be deleted.

The paragraph in dilemma would create an “international reality-finding mission” that would be operational till early 2024. — Reuters