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US set for showdown with UN over snapback sanctions on Iran

The sanctions, including an arms embargo, were removed in exchange for the 2015 agreement with Iran that it would halt its nuclear weapons program.

Trump plans executive order to punish arms trade with Iran - sources

Most foreign companies do not wish to risk being excluded from the vast US market in order to trade with smaller countries such as Iran.

By REUTERS
17/09/2020
Aerial footage of the area where the incident took place
Gilad Erdan files complaint to UNSC following Hezbollah attack in Israel

"There is no justification for having an ineffective force operate in territory which Hezbollah is using to arm itself."

Snapback mechanism for Iran sanctions not triggered, UNSC president says

“There is no consensus in the council and thus the president is not in the position to take further action,” Djani said.

UNSC members decry ‘illegal’ US triggering of snapback sanctions on Iran

“We urge the US not to act arbitrarily against the world's will. Otherwise, it will meet further opposition,” the spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry tweeted on Friday.

UNSC's vote against extending Iran arms embargo sends mixed messages

The treaty and news of normalization is a blow to Iran and extremist forces in the Middle East.

US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft
Craft to 'Post:' We're in talks about extending arms embargo on Iran

The arms embargo is expected to expire on October 18, and Russia and China, two permanent members of the security council that hold veto power, are currently opposed to extend it.

Zhang Jun, China's Ambassador to the United Nations speaks at a Security Council meeting
China to UNSC: Palestinians can count on us to back their just rights

“China is a sincere friend of the Palestinian people. The Palestinian people can always count on China’s support for their just cause and legitimate national rights,” Zhang said.

Letters
Letters to the Editor, July 20, 2020: Free money

Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.

Palestinian seeking path to circumvent US veto at UNSC

The Palestinians are taking annexation very seriously even though Israel has yet to take any steps toward it and speculation is high that the plan might be put on hold.

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