The United Nations Security Council remained divided to discuss the situation in Iran and majority members criticized the United States for exploiting the issue.
French Ambassador to the UN Francois Delattre said the protests do not threaten international peace and security.
Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said the United States is abusing the Security Council’s platform.
China’s Deputy Ambassador Wu Haitao in his remarks said situation of Iran at the council “does not help resolve the domestic issue of Iran.
The US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the protests is a human rights issue and it can spill over into an international problem.