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Pompeo pushes Iran arms embargo at UN, Russia says U.S. knee on Iran's neck

8 days ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to extend an arms embargo on Iran before it expires in October, prompting Russia to slam Washington's policy toward Tehran as like "putting a knee" to the country's neck.
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Pompeo urges UNSC to extend arms embargo on Iran ‘for Mideast stability'

Pompeo urges UNSC to extend arms embargo on Iran ‘for Mideast stability'

8 days ago   |   By RT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Tehran. “Iran will hold a sword of Damocles over the economic stability of the Middle East, endangering nations like Russia and China that rely on stable energy prices,” Pompeo told the virtual session, referencing two opponents of prolonging the embargo.
The US is adamant about prolonging the ban on conventional arms sales to its adversary which expires in October and has threatened to use a disputed legal move to force a return of UN sanctions on Iran, AFP said.
Iran denies arming...
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Pompeo Gives UN Dire Warning Over Iran Arms Embargo's Expiration

9 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo urged the United Nations Security Council to work together to extend an expiring arms embargo on Iran, warning Tehran would quickly become a greater threat to the region if allowed to do so.
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Pompeo pushes U.N. Security Council to extend arms embargo on Iran

9 days ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to indefinitely extend an arms embargo on Iran before it expires in October, arguing that the country is not a "responsible democracy" and must be held accountable.
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