The Iranian government this Monday criticized the call by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to the United Nations to extend the arms embargo to the Islamic Republic and assured that this Saudi-led group is acting as the “spokesman” in the EU zone of “anti -iranian elements “and powers like the United States.
The Gulf Cooperation Council on Sunday called on the United Nations Security Council to repeal the current arms embargo on Iran to prevent it from expiring in October as it remains a threat. In his letter he accused him of “continuing to arm terrorist and sectarian groups” and meddling in neighboring countries’ affairs.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abas Mousavi claimed that the regional bloc had “become a spokesman for the nearsighted both inside the council and outside the region”. In this sense she believes she is at the service of “anti-Iranian elements”.
“The irresponsible message (…) was dictated and ordered unilaterally at a time when some members of the council are not stopping to buy and store weapons despite economic problems,” warned the Iranian spokesman for the agency. by Tasnim News.
“Without a doubt, US interests are behind new arms sales in these countries,” added Mousavi, who has cited the effects of the war in Yemen as a “manual example” of GCC policy. Coalition led by Saudi Arabia.