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The permanent representative of Iran said that the US was in isolation in the UN security Council

The results of the vote of the UN Security Council on a resolution on the extension of the arms embargo against Iran demonstrate the isolation of the US, said the permanent representative of Iran to the UN Majid Takht-Ravanchi.

On Friday, the UN security Council did not support the U.S. resolution on extension of the arms embargo against Iran, that actively supports Washington. For the resolution voted in the United States and the Dominican Republic were against Russia and China, abstained 11 members of the security Council. According to the agreements in the framework of the Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD), permits the supply to Iran of military equipment is temporary and will expire on October 18. According to the rejected draft resolution, the Security Council would take a decision, certain provisions of the previous resolution 2231 (regulate the establishment of SVPD) regardless of their validity "will continue to apply until the Security Council decides otherwise."

Iran has sent letters to the UN Secretary General and the security Council on the incident with the plane

Permanent mission of Iran to the UN would send an official letter to the Secretary General of the organization, as well as in the Security Council outlining the details of the incident with the interception of an Iranian airliner, told RIA Novosti the mission of the IRI.

Earlier it was reported about the convergence of fighters with Iranian passenger plane of the airline Mahan Air, flying from Tehran to Beirut. Initially there was information that fighters intercepted an Iranian passenger plane, could be Israeli, then broadcaster IRIB, citing data from the flight crew announced that we are talking about the American interceptors. Iranian foreign Minister announced that Tehran is studying the circumstances of the incident, but did not specify the guilty. In Tehran said that they would take necessary political and legal measures, as soon as I get more information about it.