US instituted sanctions as other JCPOA signatories (our “allies” in the war on terror) rejected extending embargo

UN arms embargo on Iran ends
by Lahav Harkov and Seth J. Frantzman
October 18, 2020

The UN arms embargo on Iran expired after 13 years on Sunday, as the signatories of the Iran Deal refused to cooperate with US efforts to extend it. In light of the US triggering “snapback sanctions” meant to stop the restrictions on Iran from expiring, “virtually all UN sanctions on Iran returned, including reimposition of the UN arms embargo,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on September 19. However, the other parties to the Iran deal did not accept the American move as valid. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called it “a momentous day for the international community, which, in defiance of malign US efforts, has protected” the Iran deal. READ MORE

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