FAST FIVE: Pompeo Vows US Will Never Let Iran Acquire Russian & Chinese Weapons

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Pompeo Vows US Will Never Let Iran Acquire Russian & Chinese Weapons Tyler Durden Wed, 09/16/2020 – 02:45 Weeks ago the United States lost its bid to get the UN Security Council to extend the international arms embargo on Iran, which is set to expire October 18.

Pompeo added:  “We will act in this manner.

We will prevent Iran from acquiring Chinese tanks and Russian air defense systems, and after that, selling weapons to Hezbollah undermines the efforts of French President Emmanuel Macron in Lebanon.” Washington has stood isolated over its decision to enact so-called “snapback” sanctions on the Islamic Republic in late August.  Ironically the snapback option is available to participants in the JCPOA, which the US formally withdrew from in May 2018.  #Видео Расчеты С-400 Западного военного округа провели боевые пуски зенитных управляемых ракет по учебным воздушным целям на полигоне Ашулук в Астраханской области.

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 15, 2020 Iran has also come back into headlines this week after it was alleged leaders in Tehran are plotting to assassinate the US ambassador to South Africa in revenge for the January US drone strike on Gen.

Qasem Soleimani.  In response, Trump vowed that any such aggression out of Iran would be met with an American response “1,000 times greater in magnitude!” However, Trump did not exactly confirm the alleged plot, instead he merely cited “press reports” suggesting that it may be true.

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