The Secretary General of GCC sent a letter to the United Nations Security Council asking for the extension of the arms embargo against Iran. The Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Gulf Arab States, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, wrote to the United Nations Security Council on the afternoon of 9 June local time, asking for the extension of Security Council resolution 2231 on the arms embargo against Iran.
according to the information released by the GCC Secretariat, in his letter, khagiraf accused Iran of failing to comply with its commitments after the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 2231 in 2015, and “continued to deploy weapons in the Gulf region and support the activities of terrorist organizations and sectarian organizations, and failed to stop its armed intervention in neighboring countries”. Therefore, the GCC asked the Security Council to give up in Iran It continued to extend its arms embargo on Iran prior to its “destabilizing activities” in the region. After Iran and the six countries on the Iranian nuclear issue reached a comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear issue in July 2015, the UN Security Council adopted resolution 2231, which decided to maintain the UN arms embargo against Iran until October 2020.
the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf is composed of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait. However, after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced their severance of diplomatic relations with them on the pretext of Qatar’s “support” in June 2017, the GCC fell into a state of de facto division. Although the GCC annual summit has been held as usual in the past three years, Saudi Arabia has not The high-level exchanges between Qatar and other countries have almost ceased due to the continuous attacks on each other’s policies. (chief reporter Li Chao)