Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Commander-in-Chief l Hossein Salami and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian attend a parliament meeting in Tehran, Iran, January 22, 2023. FILE PHOTO/REUTERS./

 – The United States has imposed additional travel restrictions on the delegation of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahianin while he visits New York for meetings at the United Nations, State Department deputy spokesperson Vedant Patel told reporters on Thursday.

The restrictions permit the delegation to move only within a two-block radius of UN headquarters, between the UN and Iran‘s mission and residence, and between the UN and the John F. Kennedy Airport, Patel said.

(Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk, Costas Pitas and Simon Lewis, Editing by Chris Reese)