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'Bullying will fail': US loses bid to extend arms embargo on Iran

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Crisis looms as UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejects US resolution to indefinitely extend an arms embargo on Iran.
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UN soundly defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council on Friday resoundingly defeated a U.S. resolution to indefinitely extend the U.N. arms embargo on Iran, with the Trump administration getting support from only the Dominican Republic.
The vote in the 15-member council was two in favor, two against and 11 abstentions, leaving it far short of the minimum nine “yes” votes required for adoption. Russia and China strongly opposed the resolution, but didn't need to use their vetoes.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the defeat of the resolution ahead of a very brief virtual council meeting...
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European powers' U.N. vote on Iran embargo ‘disappointing' -Trump aide tells Fox News

1 month ago   |   By National Post

White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Friday the refusal of France, Germany and Britain to back the United States in a U.N. Security Council vote to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran was "disappointing but not surprising."
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Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms embargo

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms embargo

1 month ago   |   By Politico

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.
The council voted to allow the 13-year embargo to expire this October despite the protestations of the U.S., Israel and multiple Arab states.
The Security Council "rejected a reasonable resolution to extend the 13-year old arms embargo on Iran and paved the way for the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism to buy and sell conventional weapons without specific UN restrictions in place for the first time in over a decade," Pompeo said...
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U.N. Security Council Rejects U.S. Proposal to Extend Arms Embargo on Iran

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The defeat underscored America's deepening global isolation, but for the Trump administration, the vote could open a separate path to try to inflict maximum damage on Iran.
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U.S. fails in bid to extend U.N. arms embargo on Iran

1 month ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - The United States failed on Friday in its bid to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran after the move was opposed by Russia and China, while France, Britain, Germany and eight other members abstained.
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What is the U.S. threat to trigger ‘snapback' of U.N. sanctions on Iran?

1 month ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - The United States on Friday failed in its attempt to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran, and Washington could now act on a threat to trigger a return of all U.N. sanctions on Tehran.
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U.N. Security Council rejects U.S. bid to extend Iran arms embargo -Pompeo

1 month ago   |   By National Post

The United Nations Security Council on Friday rejected a U.S. bid to extend an arms embargo on Iran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.
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