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Rouhani warns of ‘dire penalties’ if US extends arms embargo on Iran

Rouhani warns of ‘dire consequences’ if US extends arms embargo on Iran

Iran will take decisive motion if the USA chooses to unilaterally prolong a UN arms embargo which is about to run out, President Hassan Rouhani has vowed, saying his nation’s place is non-negotiable.

The United Nations will carry a ban on Iranian commerce of standard weapons in October, however the US has signaled that it desires to increase the supply. Dropping the embargo was a situation set out within the 2015 Joint Complete Plan of Motion (JCPOA), generally known as the Iran nuclear deal.

Rouhani mentioned on Wednesday that Iran is not going to settle for a violation of the settlement “underneath any circumstances.” He additionally introduced that he had knowledgeable the remaining signatories of the settlement – Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany – that Iran would reply if the embargo is prolonged.

Additionally they know that in the event that they ever make such a mistake, what dire penalties it can have for them, and that it will likely be a giant defeat for them.

The Iranian chief argued that the USA shouldn’t have any say within the matter, because it selected in Might 2018 to unilaterally withdraw from the accord.

Washington has claimed it’s nonetheless a “participant state” within the JCPOA. Particular Consultant for Iran Brian Hook instructed reporters final week the USA is “working underneath the belief that we can renew the arms embargo.”

Iran hasn’t disclosed particulars about what it will do if the measures have been prolonged. On Monday, Overseas Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi mentioned Iran would put together a “decisive response” if Washington took such unilateral motion.

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