UN arms embargo


  • FM Lavrov 2020-12-29 21:21

    Russia has full right to seek technical-military cooperation with Iran: Lavrov

    TEHRAN – Currently there is no restriction in the UN Security Council on the technical-military cooperation with Iran and that Russia has every right to seek such cooperation with Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.

  • Amir Hatami 2020-12-18 19:29

    Iran has inked arms deal with other countries: defense minister

    TEHRAN – Iran is moving forward with its arms cooperation with various countries and it has signed deals with other countries on arms export, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has said.

  • Arms 2020-10-21 10:49

    Stride toward legal arms trade

    TEHRAN – After more than a decade of international restrictions on arms trade, Iran broke free from a UN arms embargo that has long hampered its defense cooperation with countries around the world.

  • Khatibzadeh 2020-10-19 17:55

    Expiration of UN arms embargo a ‘major victory’: Iran

    TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, said on Monday that the expiration of a UN arms embargo on Iran was a major win for the country.

  • Ryabkov 2020-10-19 10:33

    Russia ready to start military-technical cooperation with Iran: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Russia is not afraid of U.S. restrictions on Iran and will move forward with military cooperation with the country, according to Sergey Ryabkov, the deputy foreign minister of Russia.

  • Ravanchi 2020-10-19 10:32

    Iran no longer needs UNSC permission for arms trade: envoy

    TEHRAN – As of mid-October, Iran’s arms trade will no longer be subject to prior permission from the United Nations Security Council, Iran’s Ambassador to the UN said on Sunday.

  • UN Arms Embargo 2020-10-14 20:13

    The right to defensive arms

    TEHRAN – As a UN arms embargo on Iran nears its end, Iran appears to be poised to exercise its right to freely buy and sell arms while securing the support of the remaining parties to a 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Arms embargo 2020-10-14 14:45

    Rouhani says UN arms embargo on Iran will be lifted by Oct. 18

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the Iranian people on the imminent lifting of a UN arms embargo on Iran, saying the country would be able to buy and sell arms as of mid-October.

  • Zolnouri 2020-10-13 17:31

    JCPOA parties must now formally announce lifting of UN arms embargo: senior MP

    TEHRAN – Remaining parties to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers must now formally declare that UN restrictions on arms trade with Iran have come to an end, a senior Iranian lawmaker said.

  • Arms Embargo 2020-09-23 20:01

    Russia could defy U.S. sanctions by selling weapons to Iran

    TEHRAN – As the U.S. announced the return of all UN sanctions on Iran, many Russian officials underlined that the defense cooperation with Iran would continue despite U.S. sanctions, a move that could further undermine the U.S. pressure campaign against Iran.

  • unsc 2020-08-15 22:48

    Saeed K. Mavadat

    UNSC rejects U.S. resolution amid Iranian glee and concern

    TEHRAN - The UN Security Council on Friday rejected a U.S.-drafted resolution to extend an arms embargo on Iran as most members abstained from voting.

  • UN 2020-08-11 23:57

    U.S. would face major defeat at UN

    TEHRAN- As the U.S. prepares to turn up the heat on Iran at the UN Security Council, a “major defeat” for the U.S. administration’s foreign policy looms large on the horizon, a university professor told the Tehran Times. 

  • UN 2020-08-09 23:50

    U.S. bid to extend UN arms embargo on Iran hits a dead end

    TEHRAN - While the U.S. attempts to build an international consensus on the extension of a UN arms embargo on Iran, an analyst tells the Tehran Times that the U.S. is going to face opposition from some of the UN Security Council permanent members.

  • E3 2020-08-02 17:58

    Why E3 keeps silent on UN arms embargo on Iran

    TEHRAN - While the dispute over the UN arms embargo on Iran looms large on the horizon, the European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal –France, Germany and the UK (E3) – continue to refuse to take a clear stance on the UN arms embargo, which put them in a dilemma that they want to avoid, an analyst tells the Tehran Times.

  • Mosen Baharvand 2020-07-28 19:12

    Deputy FM says U.S. push to extend UN arms embargo on Iran will kill JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand warned on Tuesday that the U.S. efforts to extend the UN arms embargo on Iran would spell the end of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, the Fars news agency reported.

  • Zarif 2020-06-24 14:39

    Zarif mocks Pompeo’s claim on UN arms embargo

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has ridiculed a claim by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about Iran’s plan to purchase fighter aircraft.