Iran and the US

Russia requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran

Russia requested a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iran on Friday, diplomats said, as the United States sought to restore all U.N. sanctions on Iran in a move rejected by Moscow. Russia requested a public virtual meeting …

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Iran increases capacity to enrich uranium

Against the backdrop of U.S. plans to restore sanctions against Tehran, Iran has increased its capacity to enrich uranium, according to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). "Whether the dispute resolution mechanism …

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U.S. restores sanctions against Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to New York City on August 20-21 to notify the United Nations Security Council that the United States will initiate the process to restore UN sanctions on Iran. Thirty days after Secretary …

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US refuses to participate in online summit on Iran

The US believes that the UN Security Council is the best place to discuss the issue of extending the arms embargo against Iran, a State Department spokesman said today, commenting on Russian President Vladimir Putin's …

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U.S. expands scope of Iran metals sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was expanding the scope of Iran metals sanctions, targeting 22 specific materials that he said were used in connection with Iran’s nuclear, military or ballistic missile programs. …

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U.S. to seek UN vote on Iran arms embargo

The U.S. will press the United Nations Security Council to vote on extending an arms embargo on Iran as soon as mid-July and is willing to reimpose wide-ranging UN sanctions if that effort fails, Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft said. …

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Brian Hook discussed arms embargo on Iran in UAE

U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to Secretary Brian Hook visited the United Arab Emirates on June 27-28, 2020, according to the U.S. State Department. During the visit, Hook met with UAE Minister of Foreign …

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