Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hits out at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for making another “mockery” of the UN Security Council (UNSC) by taking the podium there to brag about Washington’s violation of a resolution adopted by the same council on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Zarif was referring to Security Council 2231 Resolution, which endorsed the multilateral deal. At a UNSC meeting on Wednesday on the implementation of that resolution, Popmeo repeated the claim that Iran was in “open defiance” of it.
The top US diplomat also voiced concerns against Iran’s missile activities and urged restrictions on them under Resolution 1929 of 2010. He also announced plans to build a “coalition of responsible nations” against what he called Tehran’s “reckless ballistic missile activity.”
The top US diplomat further defended the decision by President Donald Trump’s administration earlier this year to leave the Iran…