On Tuesday the UN security Council held a fierce debate on the extension of the arms embargo against Iran. Took part in the meeting, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo threatened Apocalypse in the event of his withdrawal. Moscow and Beijing, according to him, the first affected from instability in the middle East. Russia’s envoy to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia said the position of Washington, utopia, and other members of the security Council was given to understand that in spite of the fears associated with Iran, do not support tougher sanctions against him.Formally, the permanent representatives of the six countries met again via videoconference — to discuss the report of the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres that the missiles were launched last year towards the oil facilities and international airport in Saudi Arabia may have been Iranian. However, excerpts from the report was published in June, so that is nothing new, the participants did not recognize.The current validity of the restrictive mode of supply of weapons to Tehran expires on 18 October. The date of the vote on a new resolution has not yet been determined, but Russia and China are in advance given to understand that will lock a document authored by the United States. And yet Secretary of state Mike Pompeo personally decided to convince UN security Council members in the threat from Tehran.He was also participated in the meeting, the Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. “The international community and the UN security Council is facing an important choice: do we maintain respect for the rule of law, or we return to the law of the jungle and surrender to the whims of the bully-offender?” — he has addressed to colleagues.The Iranian Minister obviously had in mind the intention of the US to actually review the “nuclear deal”, concluded Tehran in 2015 with the five permanent members of the UN security Council and Germany. The Iranian foreign Minister urged not to undermine security Council resolution 2231 and to bring the USA to justice for “their erroneous actions.” In his view, Washington must “fully compensate for the Iranian people the damage” that he caused their sanctions against Tehran.The licensing regime of arms supplies to Iran was imposed by the UN security Council resolution 2231, which cemented the Iranian nuclear deal (Joint comprehensive plan of action, SVPD). “The arms embargo” it is called because a country that wants to sell Tehran arms, on paper, can do it, asking for a resolution to the UN security Council, but it is clear in advance that Washington will not allow it. So nobody has made such attempts. In may 2018, the United States withdrew from the AGREEMENT and back sanctions against Iran. Now Washington, however, intends to do everything possible to and restrictions on arms supplies remains in force. In the USA do not hide that in case of failure of the project of the document remains a “plan B”: to use contained in resolutionAI 2231 dispute settlement mechanism (hypothetically, this could lead to the restoration of all previously imposed on Iran international sanctions). Against this decision were voiced in advance the remaining members AGREEMENT.”If Iran poses no threat to peace, which requires collective action, then I don’t know what is. You need to take this threat seriously,” said Mike Pompeo, addressing the members of the security Council. He noted that Iran’s neighbors in the region — from Israel to the Arab States of the Persian Gulf in one voice demand the renewal of the arms embargo against Iran and the UN security Council must listen to them.According to Mr. Pompeo, if the security Council does not renew the embargo, Iran will be able to buy Russian warplanes and will get a chance to strike far beyond its territory. For example, to threaten Riyadh, Delhi, Rome and Warsaw. He also expressed concerns with the prospect of expanding Iranian submarine fleet and development of the Iranian missile program: it is, according to him, threatens international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, the Persian Gulf and the Arabian sea. Iran will be able to acquire weapons for its allies in the middle East — the Palestinian Hamas, the Lebanese Hezbollah and the Houthi movement, “Ansar Allah” and “become uncontrollable arms supplier” in Venezuela, Syria and Afghanistan. However, U.S. Secretary of state noted that Iran has already violated the embargo on arms.”Iran will keep the sword of Damocles over the economic stability of the Middle East, threatening countries such as Russia and China, which rely on stable energy prices,” said Mike Pompeo, trying to convince those present at the meeting that lifting the arms embargo shake the oil market.Concerns about the missile program of Iran was expressed by other participants, including the Deputy UN Secretary-General for political Affairs rosemary Di Carlo and the European members of the security Council. However, as emphasized by Mrs. Di Carlo, “the nuclear deal is crucial for regional and international security. “It is therefore regrettable that the future of that agreement is in doubt,” said she. However, she urged Tehran to comply with the AGREEMENT.Photo: US State Department / AFPЕе example was followed by the UK, France and Germany, whose representatives in their speeches have repeatedly stressed that present a United front.They expressed concern that the lifting of the embargo on arms supplies to Iran would have serious implications for regional security and stability. Condemned the European Troika and the response of Tehran to curtail part of its obligations under the AGREEMENT. “It is unfortunate that the United States withdrew from the AGREEMENT and, in doing so, violated international law. But we are very concerned that Iran is taking steps to retreat from the AGREEMENT. When one country goes red, breaking the law, it does not justify another country”,— said the permanent representative of Germany to the UN, Christoph Heusgen.”We are ready to discuss with the participants AGREEMENT and the UN security Council how it is better to act when the embargo will be lifted,” he supported Mr. Heusgen speakers before him, the permanent representative of China to the UN Zhang Jun. The permanent representative of France Nicolas de Riviere also on behalf of the three countries said they “will not support unilateral proposals that would lead to the resumption of sanctions.”Russian diplomat Vassily Nebenzia called the us sanctions in Iran’s relations “policy maximum of strangulation”. “The challenge is how to achieve regime change or to create a situation where Iran literally can’t breathe. It’s like putting on somebody’s knee on the throat,” he said. In his quote was an allusion to the death of the African-American George Floyd, whose death sparked a wave of protests around the world.In his opinion, Washington is provoking Tehran to wait for his reaction and thereby obtain a pretext for imposing new sanctions.Vassily Nebenzia also recalled the words of US special envoy on Iran by Brian hook — he recently stated that if Russia and China will continue to “strive to dystopia” and will block the U.S. draft resolution, it will be isolated. “I don’t know what he meant,— said the permanent representative of the Russian Federation.— Maybe he just finished reading George Orwell, ray Bradbury, Aldous Huxley or someone from the Russian sci-Fi writers, which we have, incidentally, very much. But since this statement was made, I can say that Russia is engaged in dystopia, because the United States engaged in a utopia. We from the first day said that a draft U.S. resolution to extend the embargo — a utopia, it cannot be the basis for any negotiations.”Marianna Belenkaya