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Expansion of Iranian sanctions blocked

DISSENTERS:Russia and China are divided from other members of the Iran sanctions committee over the need to implement ballistic missile-related sanctions on Tehran


“Other committee members stated that the lack of stronger evidence as to the provenance of the arms, such as documentation, justified the lack of a definitive conclusion,” the report added.

Russia and China were the “other committee members” who opposed finding Tehran in clear violation of the UN ban on Iranian arms exports, council diplomats said.

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