The Trump administration is set to demand the restoration of all international sanctions on Iran in a move that many believe it will further isolate the US at the United Nations.

Iran Press/America: The United States will demand Thursday that all United Nations sanctions will be re-imposed against Iran, President Donald Trump announced a move that follows the US's embarrassing failure to extend an arms embargo against Tehran.

The administration's insistence on snapping back international sanctions against Iran sets the stage for a contentious dispute. It is possible that the US call will be ignored by other UN members. An outcome that could call into question the UN Security Council's ability to enforce its own legally binding decisions.

"It's a snapback," Trump said at a news conference on Wednesday.

Trump said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to New York on Thursday to present the US demand to re-impose the sanctions, allegedly accusing Iran of significant non-compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.

Mike Pompeo warned Russia and China not to disregard the re-imposition of all United Nations sanctions on Iran.

The US administration wants to re-impose all international sanctions that had been eased under that deal.

Other nations say the US has no standing to make the demand because the Trump administration pulled the US out of the Iran nuclear deal two years ago.

According to the JCPOA agreement, the arms embargo on Iran was supposed to end on October 18, 2020. But the United States intends to extend the embargo.

The United States announced its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the "Iran nuclear deal", on 8th, May 2018.


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