Tehran 0
30 June 2021

Iran’s envoy told the UN Security Council that “given years of serious violations of the JCPOA by other sides, it is essential to secure enough assurances that all sanctions are removed verifiably; and the U.S. will not, once again, withdraw from the JCPOA or abuse its mechanism to create another implementation crisis to deprive Iran of its benefits from the deal”. He further asserted that “Iran’s ballistic missiles are designed to deliver conventional warheads and are ‘not designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons’, and accordingly are outside the purview of Resolution 2231”. The ambassador also referred to “clear indications pointing to the Israeli regime’s responsibility” in the 2020 killing of a nuclear scientist and April 2021 incident at Natanz, calling on the Security Council to “hold the Israeli regime to account for such adventuristic practices”.

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