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US President, Donald trump has refused to take part in the online summit on Iran before the United States elections will be held. He stated this at a press conference, the broadcast which was conducted on Twitter the White house.
“I think you need to wait until the election. Iran really wants me to lose”, — said the American leader.
During the press conference, trump also said that not surprised by the failure of the UN Security Council to extend the arms embargo against Iran.
On 14 August the President of Russia Vladimir Putin suggested the UN Security Council to convene a summit of the permanent members on Iran’s nuclear program. The Russian leader added that participation is necessary to invite the leaders of Germany and Iran. According to him, in the security Council exacerbated the situation and discussions on the issue of Iran’s nuclear program become more intense. Putin also said that Russia continues to maintain a Joint comprehensive plan of action for resolution of the Iranian nuclear programme (SVPD) concluded in 2015.
In late July, Washington imposed new sanctions against Iran that restrict the supply to metals and materials that can be used for Iranian nuclear, missile and military programs. According to him, these programs pose a “serious threat to international peace and security.” Banned will be the supply to Iran of 22 metals and materials including aluminium alloys and several grades of steel.
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