U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley addressed the deadly protests in Iran and the North Korea nuclear threat at the United Nations on Tuesday, saying that the U.N. “must speak” on the issue. She called for an emergency UN session on the situation and warned of “more outrageous abuses”. Also, she added that the U.S. will call for emergency sessions in the coming days.
Haley said: “The U.N. must speak out. We must not be silent. The people of Iran are crying out for freedom.”
She added: “The Iranian dictatorship is trying to do what it always does, which is to say that the protests were designed by enemies. We all know that is complete nonsense.”
Previously, President Donald Trump expressed his support for the protests over Twitter. Saying the world is watching, he condemned the country for shutting down the internet and also tweeted out videos from his speech at the U.N. over the summer in which he talked about the growing issues inside Iran.
Iran, the Number One State of Sponsored Terror with numerous violations of Human Rights occurring on an hourly basis, has now closed down the Internet so that peaceful demonstrators cannot communicate. Not good!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 31, 2017
And Haley responded by promising to “amplify the voices” from Iran, even as their own government attempted to shut them down. She then went on to share some of the messages that had made their way out of Iran — and one message, in particular, stood out:
“We will die. But we will take Iran back.”
I’ve always been proud of my country, but now I’m proud of the people representing it.
One day, I look forward to saying, President Nikki Haley. Now that’s for whom I would cast my vote as America’s first woman president.
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Natalie Dagenhardt is an American conservative writer who writes for Right Journalism! Natalie has described herself as a polemicist who likes to “stir up the pot,” and does not “pretend to be impartial or balanced, as broadcasters do,” drawing criticism from the left, and sometimes from the right. As a passionate journalist, she works relentlessly to uncover the corruption happening in Washington. She is a “constitutional conservative”.