Russia: US withdrawal from JCPOA in violation of UNSC resolution
Russian Permanent Representative in the UN has said that the US withdrawing from the JCPOA is in violation of the Security Council resolution.
Iran Press/ America: Russian Permanent Representative in UN Vassily Nebenzia said on Thursday that the US withdrawing from the JCPOA and restoring unilateral sanctions against Iran is run counter to the objectives stipulated both in the JCPOA and in resolution 2231, They also undermine the capability of Iran to observe provisions of these documents, Iran Press quoted Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the UN website.
He also went on to say: "The current report is clear proof that Washington violates its obligations under resolution 2231, in particular, its operative paragraphs 1, 2, and 7 and Article 25 of the UN Charter. We are convinced that such action is worth both deep regret and condemnation of the global community. In fact, there is a conundrum: one of the Council's P5 does not only refuse to implement decisions taken in particular under Chapter 7 of the UN Charter, but also threatens to impose unilateral sanctions on other member states for their compliance with resolution 2231."
Nebenzia added: "We do not quite understand in what way one can sustain international peace and security when one directly undermines the decisions of the Security Council. “Sanctions bludgeon” cannot serve as a universal response to every concern. This simply does not work. More than that – it gives start to new crises."