FAST FIVE: Pompeo Vows US To Take "Necessary Action" If UN Arms Embargo On Iran Ends
But now Pompeo vows the US will “take necessary action” – no doubt meaning more sanctions at the very least, and likely military action at worst.
He told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week that “in the near future… we hope will be met with approval from other members of the P5.” And he followed with: “In the event it's not, we're going to take the action necessary to ensure that this arms embargo does not expire,” he said.
“We have the capacity to execute snapback and we're going to use it in a way that protects and defends America,” Pompeo told the committee further.
Speaking to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continued to call on the world to accept extending the UN arms embargo against Iran.
Both Russia and China also have recent weapons deals in the works with the Islamic Republic.