US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo promised that Washington will do everything to prevent the sale of weapons from Russia and China to Iran. This is reported by Reuters.
It is noted that the US is disappointed that its allies did not support efforts to renew UN sanctions, including the arms embargo. At the same time, Pompeo promised to do everything possible so that Moscow and Beijing could not supply Iran with weapons that pose a threat to Washington’s interests.
Earlier, the state Department said that Washington will restore all restrictions against Tehran in 30 days. The requirement that Iran suspend all activities related to uranium enrichment will also come into force again. Tehran, in turn, immediately after this information has increased the capacity of its enrichment.
The UN Security Council rejected a us resolution to extend the arms embargo against Iran. US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that now the “world sponsor of terrorism” will be able to freely sell and buy conventional weapons. He also assured that the US will continue to work to restrict the export of weapons from Iran and imports to the country.
The US has repeatedly demanded an extension of the ban on arms deliveries to Iran, which expires on October 18, 2020, in accordance with the terms of the so-called Tehran nuclear deal with the US, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. At the same time, in 2018, the American side announced its withdrawal from this agreement and threatened Iran with additional sanctions.