Guterres told the Security Council he cannot take any action on a US declaration that all UN sanctions on Iran had been reimposed because “there would appear to be uncertainty” on the issue.
Britain, France and Germany told the UN Security Council on Friday that UN sanctions relief for Iran – agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal – would continue beyond Sept. 20.
The president of the UN Security Council, Indonesia, said on it was “not in the position to take further action” on a US bid to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran.
The Group of 77 and China called for an end to unilateral sanctions against countries like Iran and Venezuela during the coronavirus crisis.
The head of Iran’s Organ Transplant Management Center said the “cruel” sanctions imposed by the US against the Islamic Republic have negatively affected patients with rare diseases.