In a move to compensate the unfavourable results in case of impositions against Iran, the US has reiterated its firm stand with new sanctions on Monday.
The UN arms embargo on Tehran was opposed by all the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council leaving the United States isolated. Also, world member countries have stood on Iran’s side. At the same time, Iran also rejected the unilateral US sanctions.
Iran President Hassan Rouhani has threatened that Tehran is prepared for a crushing response to the US sanctions. The US-Iran sanctions have created a huge gap in the relations between the two countries.
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On Sunday, the deadline of sanctions against Iran got expired. Trump administration was determined to continue the impositions on Iran. But the UN Security Council did not go by the US decision on the continuation.
After the results, Rouhani congratulated world powers since US pressure to reinstate UN sanctions
has reached its definitive point of failure.
will be a memorable day in the history of our country’s diplomacy.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh told
The message of Tehran for Washington is clear: Return to the international community. Return to your commitments. Stop this rogue and unruly behaviour. The international community will accept you,
The major concern for the US is that Iran still has the access to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the council that
there would appear to be uncertainty whether or not any process … was indeed initiated.
Trump in a statement said
Today, I am taking new actions to restrict Iran’s nuclear, ballistic missile, and conventional weapons pursuits. My Administration will never allow Iran to have a nuclear weapon, nor will we allow Iran to endanger the rest of the world with a fresh supply of ballistic missiles and conventional arms,
Trump has issued a new Executive Order, restoring UN sanctions on Tehran, and imposing new sanctions and export controls on more than 2 dozen items and individuals that support Iran’s nuclear, missile, and conventional arms-related activities.