The Iranian Ambassador has predicted the death of SVPD for the renewal of the arms embargo
If the United States extended an arms embargo against Iran, we can say the death of a Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD) on Iran's nuclear program, said Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali.
"Recently they (the U.S. - ed.) initiated the meeting of the UN security Council with the aim to create preconditions for the renewal of the arms embargo against Iran. If the United States will succeed, it will be possible to ascertain the death of SVPD," said Jalali in an interview with TV channel "Russia 24".
According to him, after this step there will be no trace of compromise inherent in this plan.
"We thank the position of Russia. She, along with China opposed the resolution, the IAEA and the UN security Council, your representative (Basil ed.) nebesa gave an eloquent analogy of modern American realities that the United States has put the knee on the neck of the Iranian Republic", - said the Ambassador.
Tehran believes that such an American policy is doomed to failure, the diplomat said.
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.
According to the draft, the security Council must decide 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, based on American project, it may be, if the special Committee approves, at least 30 days of such activities "for humanitarian purposes or for any other task to meet the objectives of this resolution."
In addition, 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.
Iran and the six international negotiators in July 2015 reached 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.