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  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his trip to UN headquarters in New York on Thursday. He said he will submit a complaint to the UNSEC and has accused European allies of "siding" with Iran after they said the U.S. could not reimpose sanctions on Iran. (Photo: Mike Segar) 2020-08-24 15:43

    By Salman Parviz

    Trump admin. isolating U.S. over Iran

    Undeterred by earlier UNSC humiliating failure, Pompeo triggers' snapback sanctions'

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres received U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo at his residence in New York on Thursday. The reason for meeting at Guterres' residence is quoted because the UN chief is currently staying in a 14-day quarantine after his recent travel to Portugal. Pompeo was expected to begin the process of triggering snapback sanctions on Iran after failing last week to get the UNSC to pass a resolution to indefinitely extend the Islamic Republic's arms embargo.