Pompeo Formally Demands UN Restore Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran

The Trump administration on Thursday formally notified the United Nations of its demand for all U.N. sanctions on Iran to be restored, setting off an immediate confrontation with Russia and other Security Council members who called the U.S. move illegal. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered the notification to the president of the U.N. Security … Read more Pompeo Formally Demands UN Restore Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran

Pompeo Holds News Conference After Demanding UN Reinstate Iran Sanctions

(Aug. 20) Watch live as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gives a news conference at the ground floor entrance at the United Nations in New York, following a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The U.S. formally notified the United Nations of its demand that the Security Council reinstate international sanctions against Iran in a … Read more Pompeo Holds News Conference After Demanding UN Reinstate Iran Sanctions

US will trigger UN ‘snapback’ forcing return of Iran sanctions, Trump says

The United States will demand Thursday that all United Nations sanctions be reimposed against Iran, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday, a move that follows America’s embarrassing failure to extend an arms embargo against Tehran. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com … Read more US will trigger UN ‘snapback’ forcing return of Iran sanctions, Trump says

Tehran rejects Trump’s attempts to “snapback” sanctions

Iran has denounced U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans to force the return of UN sanctions against the Middle East country. Trump promised “snapback” sanctions after the UN Security Council rejected a bid by Washington to extend an arms embargo on Iran. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 … Read more Tehran rejects Trump’s attempts to “snapback” sanctions

Could Iran face renewed international sanctions? | Inside Story

The US president is vowing retaliation for the latest setback to his “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran. Donald Trump’s threatening to reinstate international sanctions that were scrapped under the 2015 nuclear deal. It followed the UN rejecting a US bid to extend the international arms embargo on Iran after it expires in October. Will Trump’s … Read more Could Iran face renewed international sanctions? | Inside Story

UN votes down U.S. bid to extend arms embargo on Tehran

U.S. President Donald #Trump has threatened to force the return of #UN sanctions against Iran. The statement comes a day after the #UN Security Council rejected a bid by Washington to extend an arms embargo on the country. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP … Read more UN votes down U.S. bid to extend arms embargo on Tehran

UNSC rejects U.S. bid to extend ban beyond October

The United Nations Security Council has rejected a U.S. resolution to extend an arms embargo against #Iran. The ban is due to expire in October as part of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Washington has slammed the vote, threatening to trigger a return of all #UN sanctions on Iran using a provision in the agreement, … Read more UNSC rejects U.S. bid to extend ban beyond October

UN Security Council rejects US bid to extend Iran arms embargo

Iran will be able to start buying conventional weapons again in October, after the US failed to get a 13-year ban extended. Just one other nation backed it in a vote at the UN Security Council. Iran says the US has “never been so isolated” but the White House is threatening to find other ways … Read more UN Security Council rejects US bid to extend Iran arms embargo

UN defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

The UN Security Council on Friday resoundingly defeated a US resolution to indefinitely extend the UN arms embargo on Iran, with the Trump administration getting support from only the Dominican Republic but vowing further action to prevent Tehran’s sale and export of conventional weapons. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more UN defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

The trouble with China-UK ties

Shifts in British foreign policy have signaled a seismic change in the attitude toward China. Last month, the British government banned Huawei from its 5G networks, suspended its extradition treaty with HKSAR and extended its China arms embargo to the city. With the “golden era” of relations turning into a tenuous situation, where are China-UK … Read more The trouble with China-UK ties

Pompeo Says U.S. to Seek U.N. Vote on Iran Arms Ban Next Week

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the U.S. plans to hold a United Nations Security Council vote next week in its effort to extend the UN’s arms embargo against Iran. “There are nations lining up to sell weapons that will destabilize the Middle East,” Pompeo told reporters at the State Department on Wednesday. “We’re using … Read more Pompeo Says U.S. to Seek U.N. Vote on Iran Arms Ban Next Week

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urges nations to ‘push back’ against China

Mike Pompeo has urged the UK and other western democracies to form a “coalition” to fight against China, as he suggested a UK-US trade deal would be finalised “before too long”. The US Secretary of State blasted Beijing for its “disgraceful” response to coronavirus, saying the Chinese government had “crushed” Hong Kong’s freedoms while “bullying” … Read more US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urges nations to ‘push back’ against China

‘Immediately & indefinitely’ | UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong over new security law

The UK has “immediately and indefinitely” suspended its extradition agreement with Hong Kong in reaction to China’s new national security law there, amid rising tensions between Beijing and London. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told the House of Commons on Monday that China’s “imposition” of a new national security law in Hong Kong was a “serious … Read more ‘Immediately & indefinitely’ | UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong over new security law

UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong in wake of new Chinese security law

The UK has suspended an extradition treaty with Hong Kong following the imposition of controversial new security laws on the territory by China. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced the “necessary and proportionate” measure as he extended to Hong Kong the arms embargo it has applied to mainland China for 31 years. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube … Read more UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong in wake of new Chinese security law