The UN security Council behind closed doors will discuss the new missile tests Iran – news ZIK.UA

Радбез ООН за зачиненими дверима обговорить нові ракетні випробування Ірану – новини ZIK.UA

The UN security Council behind closed doors to discuss today, December 4, the last carried out by Iran’s missile tests, which are reported in the United States and other allies, can disrupt the adoption three years ago, the security Council resolution.

France has called the new test a “provocative and destabilizing” and said that it was “not consistent with” the UN resolution adopted in 2015 as a result of the nuclear agreement between Tehran and Western States, transfers “Radio freedom”.

The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain Jeremy hunt also called the test “provocative, dangerous and incompatible” with the resolution and said that London would demand termination of such action.

Iranian army says it will continue to test its missiles, despite protests from the United States. “Test missiles are for defence and deterrence, and we will continue,” said December 2, the official representative of the Iranian armed forces Abolfazl Search. According to him, Iran “will continue as the development and testing of missiles.”

Before this the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has condemned the Iranian test of medium-range missiles, “capable of carrying multiple warheads”. “This missile has the ability to reach parts of Europe and anywhere in the middle East,” said Pompeo on 1 December.

He stressed that tests of ballistic missiles held by Iran, in contravention of resolution of the UN security Council 2231, as these missiles can become carriers of nuclear warheads.

USA in may announced its withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear agreement in 2015, stating that the terms of the agreement were not severe enough to prevent Iran’s development of nuclear weapons. Washington also accuses Tehran of supporting violence in the region, and other “dangerous” actions. Iran denies these allegations.

Washington in August began to impose sanctions on Iran’s economy, which was cancelled in exchange for Iran restricting its nuclear program.

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