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The story: Addressing the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has defended Iran’s human rights record, blaming the killings of protesters on “rioters.”
The trip to Switzerland followed speculations that a key architect of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal could join Amir-Abdollahian on a mission to revive the accord. This comes as the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been invited to Tehran.
The coverage: The Iranian foreign minister addressed the 52nd session of the UN Human Rights Council on Feb. 27 amid calls on social media for diplomats to walk out during his speech.
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