Haley said Friday that "the world should applaud their courage", and the US "stands unapologetically with those in Iran who seek freedom for themselves".
But US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, was defiant.
At the forefront of resistance to the Islamist mullahs' bloody crackdown on pro-democratic protesters are U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Nikki Haley and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
Haley said "the people of Iran are rising up" and "if the founding principles of this institution mean anything, we will not only hear their cry, we will finally answer it".
Republicans in the United States should take note and think twice before pursuing their stated plans to make cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other safety-net programs to pay for their tax-cut bill, which mainly benefited the interests of their wealthy donors.
The head of the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee has criticised Labour for not condemning Iran's government following protests in the country's streets.
But Tory MP Tom Tugendhat said it was "extraordinary" Labour had not spoken out against the Iranian regime.
In the chamber, Delattre spoke of the JCPOA: "We must commit to fully upholding the agreement with Iran".
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There is a long history of USA bullying at the UN, and the case of the Iranian protest was a preposterous example of interference in the purely internal affairs of a nation.
British Ambassador to the UN, Matthew Rycroft, refuted the Iranian allegations and said that no one is forcing Iran onto their agenda. In Iraq and Syria, where various actors are seeking to make themselves shareholders in the future of both countries, Iran has extensive clout that can be directed against Washington in the aftermath of the Islamic State's defeats a year ago.
But Russia's ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, said the United States was "abusing the platform of the Security Council".
Under its charter, the United Nations empowers the council to "investigate any dispute, or any situation which might lead to worldwide friction".
"And let there be no doubt whatsoever: the United States stands unapologetically with those in Iran who seek freedom for themselves, prosperity for their families, and dignity for their nation".
Envoys from several other countries including China expressed reservations about whether the council was the right place to debate the issue.
He said Iran had already violated the 2015 deal, which imposed curbs on Iran's nuclear capability in return for easing worldwide embargoes.
Nonetheless, many officials have recognized the genuine economic grievances of many Iranians, particularly a jobless rate at close to 30% for young people. If the concerns are not acknowledged, then peace and security are inevitably threatened.