The Cold War Returns as Russia and Iran Disrupt UN Work to Protest Visa Denials by the US

Vershinin Vasilievich, deputy foreign minister of Russia, chairs a Security Council meeting on Syria, Sept. 30, 2019. Behind him is Vassily Nebenzia, Russia’s ambassador to the UN. Russia and Iran are delaying certain General Assembly committee meetings, including on disarmament, to protest the denial of visas for their delegations by the United States. KIM HAUGHTON/UN PHOTO
One of many tweets posted by the Russian mission to the UN and its diplomats on the US denial of visas.

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