Voices

 Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari in a meeting with his Danish counterpart Lone Dencker Wisborg in Tehran on Wednesday voiced his country's readiness to dispatch more humanitarian and relief aid to the war-stricken people in Yemen.

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced concern over the spread of security conditions in Bahrain, and said that the suppression of the Persian Gulf island's main opposition group and stripping the country's senior Shiite cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, of his citizenship will resolve nothing.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for supporting young people in creating a future where the planet earth is protected and all people live in dignity.According to the UN Information Center in Tehran (UNIC), Ban made the call in his message on the International Day of Youth (August 12).

“Voices against Violence” is a co-educational curriculum developed by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and UN Women, with inputs from young people.

A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without fear of violence, stressing that their right to take part in the country's public life must be protected.

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