The US announced plans to impose a ban on missile development of Iran
Moscow. 20 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley said at a UN security Council meeting that Washington plans to be submitted to the security Council a number of measures on toughening of sanctions against Iran in connection with Tehran supplies weapons to Yemeni rebels, the Houthis.
“We can develop sanctions against Iran in response to clear violations of the embargo to Yemen,” the diplomat said.
According to her, the fact that Saudi Arabia persist on the rocket fire from the rebels, is the “red alarm” to the UN security Council.
According to Washington, the Houthis used for attacks on Saudi Arabia missiles manufactured and supplied by Iran.
In accordance with existing restrictions, Tehran is prohibited to produce missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads. N. Hayley offers to introduce a complete ban on the production of Iran’s ballistic missiles.
“In the near future we will continue to develop these and other measures with our colleagues,” — said the American Ambassador.
Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vladimir Safronkov urged the UN security Council “to abandon the language of threats, sanctions, use box tools and focus on the expansion of cooperation and mutual trust”.