Mike Pompeo urges UNSC to extend arms embargo on Iran

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Mike Pompeo urges UNSC to extend arms embargo on Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday urged United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to extend the arms embargo on Iran which is ready to expire in the month of October.

Because of the flawed nuclear deal negotiated by the earlier American administration, the arms embargo puts a greater impact on the world`s most heinous terrorist regime and the nuclear deal is scheduled to expire on October 18th, a mere 4 months from now. (Four months)

Pompeo stated whereas urging the members to “Stand for worldwide peace and safety, because the United Nations’ founders meant.”

If you fail to act, Iran can be free to buy Russian-made fighter jets that may strike up to a 3,000-kilometre radius, placing cities like Riyadh, New Delhi, Rome, and Warsaw in Iranian crosshairs. Iran can be free to improve and increase its fleet of submarines to additional threaten worldwide delivery and freedom of navigation within the Strait of Hormuz, the Persian Gulf, and the Arabian Sea, he stated.

The secretary of state stated  Iran was not a accountable democracy like Australia or India.

Just contemplate the secretary basic`s UNSCR 2231 report that we’re discussing right now. The report confirmed that weapons used to assault Saudi Arabia in September 2019 had been of Iranian origin. The report has additionally confirmed the weapons interdicted off the coast of Yemen in November of 2019 and February 2020 had been of Iranian origin, he stated.

The US Secretary stated that Iran has already been violating the arms embargo, even earlier than its expiration date.

Imagine if Iranian exercise was sanctioned, licensed by this group if the restrictions had been lifted, he added.

The United States` overwhelming desire is to work with this council to extend the arms embargo to defend human life, to defend our nationwide safety, and to defend yours. We`ve imposed arms restrictions on Tehran in varied kinds for 13 years, and with good cause, and to substantial impact.

Renewing the embargo will exert extra stress on Tehran to begin behaving like a traditional nation, he added.

(With inputs from ANI) 

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