Russia's envoy to international organizations in Vienna called the US move to reinstate sanctions on Iran a shameless action.

Iran PressEurope: Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov tweeted this evening (Sunday) that the United States claims that the former UN sanctions against Iran have been re-established and threatens to punish those who oppose them.

The Russian official added that the United States shamelessly calls these measures a step towards strengthening international peace and security."

He continued that all these actions were ridiculous if they did not have negative consequences for international relations.


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