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In the United States called on the UN security Council to extend the arms embargo against Iran

The US special envoy on Iran, Brian hook, and the us Ambassador to the UN, Kelly Kraft urged security Council members IT extend the arms embargo against Iran, the report said the US state Department.

It notes that Kraft and hook during the sharing session, told members of the UN security Council on the draft resolution of the United States, involving the extension of the arms embargo against Iran. The resolution was circulated to security Council members earlier this week.

"Special representative of the hook, and the Ambassador Kraft encouraged the members of the Security Council extend the arms embargo", - the report says the state Department, which issued a United States permanent mission to the United Nations.

U.S. officials noted that the security Council must unanimously to share "concerns about the supply of weapons from Iran". Hook also told the members of the Security Council "about all malicious activities of Iran."

Earlier, the US introduced in the UN security Council a draft resolution on the extension of the arms embargo against Iran, which expires this fall.

In may, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sent a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in which he mentioned that high-ranking officials of the US state Department promoted the idea of the introduction of the line of perpetual security Council arms embargo against Iran and the use of the mechanisms provided for in the resolution 2231 (regulating the establishment of a Joint comprehensive plan of action). The Russian Minister stressed that the objective grounds to raise the question of the arms embargo against Iran no. He recalled that "the licensing order supplies" to Iran of military equipment were of a temporary nature - it was made to run achieved in 2015, arrangements that it is now irrelevant. Lavrov stressed that the application of restrictions on arms supplies to Iran after 18 October 2020 "was never intended, and there is no legal or other reason to reconsider this understanding."

According to the draft U.S. resolution, the security Council decides that after the expiration of the measures imposed in resolution 2231, "all member States shall prevent the direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer to Iran through their territories or by their nationals, or using their vessels or aircraft... of arms and related material". The exception may be if the special Committee approves, at least 30 days, such activities "for humanitarian purposes or for any other task to meet the objectives of this resolution."

Furthermore, the document envisages the introduction of a ban on the supply, sale or transfer of Iranian weapons. Member countries of the UN, according to the text, should forbid its citizens to buy weapons from Iran. The authors propose to forbid the States to share with Iran experts, knowledge and financial resources that can be used to create and maintain them. The US also propose to prohibit Iran to take such action in relation to the outside world.

Countries should freeze the financial assets of individuals and institutions that violate these provisions, it follows from the text.

Iran and the six international negotiators in July 2015 have reached a historic agreement on the settlement of the longstanding problem of the Iranian atom. Months of negotiations concluded with the adoption of a joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD), which is completely removed from Iran's previously imposed economic and financial sanctions by the UN security Council, US and EU. The agreement in particular provided that the arms embargo will be lifted on Iran within 5 years, the supply of arms possible before, but only with the permission of the UN security Council. The deal in its original form lived for three years: in may 2018, the United States announced its unilateral withdrawal from her and the restoration of tougher sanctions against Tehran.