EU Statement – United Nations Security Council: Open debate on Maintenance of international peace and security: Challenges to peace and security in the Middle East (Excerpts)
August 20, 2019
20 August 2019, New York - Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States delivered by H.E. Mr. Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations at the Security Council Open Debate on "Maintenance of international peace and security: Challenges to peace and security in the Middle...
Arms Trafficker Convicted in Anti-Aircraft Missiles Scheme and Other Arms Offenses Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison
August 20, 2019
A black-market arms dealer with a long history of brokering machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and anti-tank armaments – and who was found guilty last year in a scheme to sell and use surface-to-air missiles – was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in federal prison.Rami Najm Asad-Ghanem, 53, who was commonly known as Rami Ghanem, a naturalized...
Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments (Compliance Report)
August 2, 2019
PURPOSE This Report is transmitted pursuant to Section 403 of the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2593a), which requires a report by the President on Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments.SCOPE OF THE REPORT
July 31, 2019
Tehran, July 31, IRNA – Iran's armed forces will continue with their plans, including missile tests, Iran's Minister of Defense and Logistics of the Armed Forces Brigadier-General Amir Hatami said on Wednesday.The defense minister told reporters on the sidelines of the cabinet meeting that the Armed Forces have adopted research plans to implement...
July 26, 2019
All US secondary sanctions on Iran’s core economic sectors were re-imposed by the Trump administration in November 2018 as a direct consequence of its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
July 25, 2019
QUESTION: Secretary, thanks for the time.SECRETARY POMPEO: Bret, it’s great to be with you again.QUESTION: I want to start with Iran. With its recent behavior, is Iran emboldened, or is it desperate?
Seventh Six-Month Report of the Facilitator on the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015)
June 21, 2019
I have the honour to transmit herewith, as agreed among the representatives of the Security Council for the implementation of resolution 2231 (2015), my six-month report on the implementation of the resolution, which covers the period from 12 December 2018 to 15 June 2019.I should be grateful if the present letter and the report could be issued as...
Seventh Report of the Secretary-General on the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015)
June 13, 2019
May 13, 2019
If Iran duplicates its formula from Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen by sending long-range missiles to Iraq, then future conflicts with Israel would likely include military action on Iraqi soil.
May 3, 2019
New York, May 3, IRNA – Iran's permanent envoy to the United Nations reaffirmed that the country's missile program is non-negotiable and Tehran will not retreat from its stance on the program as it is a matter of national defense.