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Israel could lose twice in the US gambit against Iran in the UNSC

If the American maneuver doesn’t work out, Israel could face two problems: Iran will be able to buy weapons, and veto power in the UN Security Council will be called into question.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses a news conference at the State Department in Washington,
Pompeo: Arabs, Israelis are speaking with one voice on Iran

UN Security Council ‘must choose between arming terrorists or standing by the Gulf,’ he says

American Jewry offers a warm welcome to Brian Hook's replacement

Hook, served in the position for the past two years, is being replaced by Elliott Abrams, who currently serves as the special representative for Venezuela.

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCP
US will fight, but Iran arms embargo is on death row - analysis

How can the US maximum pressure campaign against Iran remain effective if the conventional arms embargo expires in October?

Mexico, India, Ireland, Norway elected to UN Security Council

One seat on the council remains open.

By REUTERS
18/06/2020
The UN Security Council
US hopeful UN Security Council will extend arms embargo on Iran

Washington has shared the strategy and an arms embargo draft with Britain, France and Germany, the US official confirmed.

By REUTERS
01/05/2020
UN Security Council unanimously re-affirms two-state solution

“Council Members reiterated their support for a negotiated two-state solution… where two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, live side by side in peace within secure and recognized borders.”

Olmert: Abbas is Israel's best negotiating partner

Palestinian leader willing to hold Quartet-led talks with Israel on the basis of the 2008 Annapolis process he had engaged in with Olmert.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting at the United Nations i
Abbas: Palestinian state in Trump’s plan is ‘like Swiss cheese’

Danon says Abbas would go to Jerusalem, not New York, if he really wanted to negotiate peace.

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