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Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo has recently highlighted the important role of women in promoting peace and stability across the world and said Tehran backs the UN’s decision to include women’s leadership in “Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism”. “Women are a key resource for promoting peace and stability,” Khoshroo said in a statement, addressing the UN Security Council Open Debate on Women and Peace and Security in New York. He stated that women’s participation and inclusion makes humanitarian assistance more effective, strengthens the protection of civilians, contributes to the political settlement of disputes and helps maintain sustainable peace and accelerates economic recovery Khoshroo noted that the adoption of the agenda for sustainable development, the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action all reminds people that there is strong direct relation between sustainable peace and security and sustainable development, and the fact…