Washington 0
23 June 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo argued that “if the UN arms embargo on Iran expires in October, Iran will be able to buy new fighter aircraft like Russia’s SU-30 and China’s J-10. With these highly lethal aircraft, Europe and Asia could be in Iran’s crosshairs. The U.S. will never let this happen”. The same day, media reports indicated that the U.S. circulated a resolution draft in the UN Security Council to extend the embargo.

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