June 9, 2020 WEBINAR: Keeping Pressure on Iran through the U.N. Security Council: A Conversation with Brian Hook
Join us for a timely and important conversation with special guest Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State. He will discuss U.S. efforts to maintain the United Nations Security Council-imposed arms embargo on Iran, which is set to expire in October.
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am
In 2018, The Trump Administration left the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran nuclear deal, because it enabled the rogue regime’s support of terrorism, failed to address its ballistic missile program, and paved the way for Iran to have nuclear weapons in the near future.
Despite Iran’s repeated violations of its commitments under the agreement, the other parties have resisted triggering provisions in U.N. Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2231 to restore sanctions on Iran. Under the timeline set forth in UNSCR 2231, the U.N. arms embargo on Iran is set to expire this October. Please join us as Special Representative Brian Hook explains the dire urgency of this matter and how the U.S. can use its authority under UNSCR 2231 to trigger “snapback” sanctions and ensure that international pressure on Iran continues.
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