UN security council

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  • 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.

  • Kharrazi 2020-09-21 11:50

    Iran has the right to decisively respond to U.S.: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN – Kamal Kharrazi, the head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, has said the U.S. is well aware that Iran never compromises on its rights.

  • Ravanchi 2020-09-20 23:20

    Iran says U.S. seeks to ‘completely ruin’ JCPOA

    TEHRAN - In a letter to the UN Security Council and to the UN secretary-general on Saturday, Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the UN said the U.S. seeks to “completely ruin” a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

  • Rouhani 2020-09-20 23:20

    U.S. defeat at UN was ‘inevitable’, says Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the U.S. has suffered a “definite defeat” at the UN Security Council while seeking to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran.

  • Snapback 2020-09-20 16:42

    E3's greatest test: Will they defy U.S.?

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Saturday night, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the return of “all previously terminated UN sanctions” on Iran, a move that was met with strong opposition from the international community.

  • Snapback mechanism 2020-09-19 20:02

    U.S. could go it alone to enforce Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN – In a blow to Donald Trump’s administration efforts against Iran, European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers rejected the U.S. push to trigger a return of all UN sanctions against Iran.

  • Velayati 2020-09-19 18:37

    Snapback mechanism is Trump’s campaign propaganda, Leader advisor says

    TEHRAN – Aliakbar Velayati, a senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution on international affairs, has said that the U.S. efforts to trigger the snapback mechanism is election propaganda meant to boost Donald Trump’s reelection chances.

  • 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.

  • E3 2020-09-13 23:05

    E3 face stark test over snapback mechanism

    TEHRAN - As the 30-day U.S. process of restoring the UN sanctions on Iran is nearing its end, the European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal ratchet up efforts to find a way forward while preventing a total collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • 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 2020-09-02 00:03

    By Saeed K. Mavadat

    JCPOA parties hold talks amid diplomatic tensions over snapback mechanism

    TEHRAN - Signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal held a session in Vienna on Tuesday to discuss tensions around the deal and weigh in on the U.S. pressures on Iran.

  • Majid Takht-Ravanchi 2020-09-01 11:47

    Iran says UNSC’s indecisiveness undermines world peace

    TEHRAN — Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, has strongly criticized the UN Security Council, saying the Council’s “indecisiveness, indecision and ineffectiveness” have undermined regional and international peace and security.

  • Seyed Nasser Mousavi 2020-08-30 17:06

    U.S. failed to return UN sanctions on Iran, senior MP says

    TEHRAN - Seyed Nasser Mousavi Laregani, a member of the Parliament’s presiding board, said on Sunday that the U.S. efforts to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran hit a dead end.

  • Trump Pompeo 2020-08-27 02:03

    By M.A. Saki

    U.S. isolated more; Trump and Pompeo humiliated 

    The U.S. became more isolated in the world as the president of the UN Security Council said on Tuesday that it was "not in the position to take further action" on a U.S. bid to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran because there is no consensus in the 15-member body.

  • سعید خطیب زاده 2020-08-27 02:00

    U.S. suffered ‘historic defeat’ at UN, Iran says 

    TEHRAN - Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, said on Wednesday that the U.S. has suffered a “historic defeat” at the UN Security Council, a day after the Council president, Indonesia, refused to take action in line with the U.S. demand for the restoration of international sanctions on Iran.

  • Indonesian ambassador 2020-08-25 22:25

    UN Security Council president dismisses U.S. sanctions move on Iran

     The president of the UN Security Council, Indonesia, said on Tuesday it was "not in the position to take further action" on a U.S. bid to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran because there is no consensus in the 15-member body, The New York Times reported.

  • Mohamed ElBaradei 2020-08-23 18:48

    Unprecedented standoff in UN Security Council highly dangerous: ElBaradei

    TEHRAN - Mohamed ElBaradei, a former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has said that the unprecedented standoff between the United States and the rest of the world at the UN Security Council is “highly dangerous”.

  • UN 2020-08-22 18:51

    With snapback gambit, U.S. puts its veto power in danger

    TEHRAN - The U.S. move to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran strategically puts the U.S. veto power in danger given the widespread opposition to its measure, an analyst tells the Tehran Times.

  • UNSC 2020-08-22 16:08

    13 Security Council members oppose U.S. bid to return UN bans on Iran

    TEHRAN — Thirteen countries out of the 15-member UN Security Council have expressed their opposition to the U.S. bid to reimpose the UN sanctions on Iran, arguing that Washington’s move is void given it is using a process under a nuclear deal that it quit more than two years ago.

  • E3 2020-08-21 23:55

    U.S. may blackmail JCPOA parties into overlooking snapback of UN sanctions

    TEHRAN- The U.S. push to force a return of international sanctions on Iran was met with strong opposition from the international community, a move that could prompt the U.S. to use blackmail against parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • UNSC 2020-08-21 15:51

    Russia requests UNSC meeting over U.S. sanctions snapback: source

    UNITED NATIONS (UrduPoint News/Sputnik) - Russia has requested a UN Security Council meeting to be held on Friday following the U.S. move to invoke the reimposition of all UN sanctions on Iran, a diplomatic source at the United Nations told Sputnik on Thursday.

  • Zanganeh 2020-08-19 17:45

    Trump regards accepting Putin’s proposal as defeat, expert believes

    TEHRAN — An international affairs expert believes U.S. President Donald Trump thinks accepting the proposal put forward by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would be an acknowledgment of defeat for him.

  • Pomepo 2020-08-19 17:38

    U.S. planning to submit complaint against Iran to UN Security Council

    TEHRAN — Washington is reportedly planning to submit a complaint to the UN Security Council over allegations of Iran’s non-compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, even though the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the historic pact in May 2018.

  • Europe to keep nuclear deal on life support until November election: Foreign Policy 2020-08-18 19:00

    Europe to keep nuclear deal on life support until November election: Foreign Policy

    TEHRAN – In a commentary on Tuesday, Foreign Policy said the Europeans remain committed to keeping the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, on life support at least until the United States’ presidential election in November.

  • UN 2020-08-17 23:10

    U.S. faces uphill battle to trigger snapback sanctions

    TEHRAN -In a bid to ensure that the UN arms embargo on Iran is not expired, the U.S. plans to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran, a highly controversial move that could create a bitter row among the permanent members of the UN Security Council over the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

  • Vaezi 2020-08-16 16:47

    Trump should await consecutive defeats: Vaezi

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi says the United States will again face defeat if it triggers the snapback mechanism under the 2015 nuclear deal which the U.S. abandoned in 2019.

  • 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 2020-08-15 22:44

    Security Council rejects U.S. resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

    U.S. suffers defeat at UN Security Council

    TEHRAN — The United States’ efforts to extend an arms embargo on the Islamic Republic of Iran ended in a humiliating defeat at the UN Security Council, as 13 out of 15 members of the Council did not support its anti-Iran resolution.

  • Pompeo 2020-08-15 12:52

    Pompeo frustrated as UN Security Council rejects to extend arms embargo on Iran

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned the United Nations Security Council for rejecting a U.S. resolution to extend the arms embargo on Iran, Politico reported.

  • UN Security Council 2020-08-15 08:54

    UNSC rejects U.S. res. to extend Iran arms embargo

    The United Nations Security Council has rejected a U.S. resolution to extend an arms embargo on Iran that is due to expire in October, as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid "confrontation" over an American threat to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on the Islamic Republic.