United Nations

U.S. Takes Final Shot at Extending Iran Arms Embargo

Pompeo vows to extend U.N. arms ban ‘one way or another’ as Russia, China veto looms

Secretary Of State Pompeo Testifies On Department's Budget Request Before Senate Foreign Relations CommitteeSecretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed that an international arms embargo on Iran would be extended “one way or another,” as the United States gears up for a final showdown at the United Nations Security Council with Russia and China over the soon-to-expire weapons bans.

Democratic Platform Calls For Rejoining Human Rights Council

Call follows Trump administration’s decision to pull out of anti-Israel United Nations group

The 2020 Democratic national platform includes a call to rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which has been accused of demonizing Israel and elevating leaders with questionable human rights records.