UN sanctions


  • 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 2020-09-23 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.

  • Lavrov 2020-09-22 16:11

    There would be no limitation on arms deals with Iran by mid-October: Lavrov

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said there were no limitations on arms deals with Iran right from the start and after mid-October, there would be no limitations whatsoever on arms supplies to and from Iran.

  • Vaezi 2020-09-21 18:05

    U.S. defeat highlighted ‘rightfulness of Iran’s position’: Vaezi

    TEHRAN – Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian president's chief of staff, says the U.S. efforts to reimpose international restrictions on Iran have once again failed and that the rightfulness of Iran’s position has been reiterated again.

  • Spokesman 2020-09-21 14:56

    New sanctions will only increase U.S. isolation: diplomat

    TEHRAN – The new U.S. sanctions on Iran are part of Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and they will only increase U.S.’s isolation in the world, according to Alireza Miryousefi, the spokesman for Iran’s mission to the United Nations.

  • E3 2020-09-19 12:37

    E3 reject U.S. push to trigger snapback of UN sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – In a letter to the president of the UN Security Council on Friday afternoon, European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal rejected the U.S. announcement that all UN sanctions on Iran would return on September 20, saying the U.S. “notification” to the Security Council was “incapable of having legal effect.”

  • Zarif 2020-09-18 15:12

    No sanctions will be restored on September 20, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – In response to his American counterpart who has said all UN sanctions will be reimposed on Iran on September 20, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif asserted that no sanctions will be reinstated on that day.

  • Niger 2020-09-04 11:55

    Niger rejects U.S. bid to restore UN sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – In the latest blow to the U.S. push to trigger a snapback of UN sanctions on Iran, Niger, the president of the UN Security Council for September, reaffirmed a rejection of a U.S. complaint against Iran at the Security Council.

  • JCPOA 2020-08-23 21:51

    Iran’s exit from JCPOA may only be a matter of time

    TEHRAN - Iran is in the process of reviewing its options to respond to a possible restoration of all UN sanctions after the U.S. submitted a complaint to the UN Security Council pushing for the triggering of the snapback process.

  • E3 2020-08-20 00:19

    E3 faces dilemma over snapback of UN sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN - As the U.S. push to reinstate all UN sanctions on Iran reaches a critical point, analysts tell the Tehran Times that the U.S. move to snap back UN sanctions on Iran will likely face strong opposition from the international community.