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August 5, 2020

The United Nations Security Council

"The U.S. has circulated a new resolution to United Nations Security Council members calling for an extension of the UN's arms embargo against Iran, according to a copy of the text obtained by Bloomberg News.

It asks UN members states to stop all sales of weapons to and from Iran and to refrain from providing any "technical training, financial resources or services, advice, other services or assistance related to the supply, sale, transfer, manufacture, maintenance, or use of arms" to Iran.
U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft acknowledged Tuesday that Russia and China are likely to veto any resolution. That could spell a crisis at the UN, with Craft and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo threatening to invoke a 'snapback' provision in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal to reimpose all UN sanctions against Tehran...."

U.S. Circulates Its Latest Iran Weapons Resolution at the UN Article