Iran urges UN action to Israeli
Iran has called for a
"resolute and clear response" from the United Nations to the
dangerous Israeli threats against the Islamic republic.
Iran's Ambassador to the UN,
Mohammad Khazaee, sent a letter to the UN Secretary
General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday in which he described
recent remarks by two Israeli ministers as "vicious threats ... in blatant
violation of the most fundamental principles of international law."
Israel's pensioners affairs
minister Rafi Eitan has told the German magazine Der Spiegel that President Ahmadinejad
should be kidnapped and taken to the International Criminal Court in The Hague for what he claimed Ahmadinejad's
threats against Israel.
Such remarks by the Israeli
official "put on display the aggressive and terrorist nature of the
Israeli regime," Khazaee stated in the letter
which was carried by Reuters.
Last week, Ehud Barak said in an interview
that Tel Aviv will use "any option" to halt Iran's nuclear
threats of resorting to criminal acts ... require a resolute and clear response
on the part of the United Nations, particularly the Security Council," Khazaee explained.
"Iran ... in accordance with its inherent right
under Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, would not hesitate to
act in self-defense to respond to any attack against the Iranian nation and to
take appropriate defensive measures to protect itself, its people and its