Officials: US seeks indefinite UN arms embargo on Iran

  • The empty chair of Iran’s Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, is pictured prior to the start of the IAEA board of governors meeting at the International Center in Vienna, Austria, Monday, March 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

UNITED NATIONS — The United States has circulated a draft U.N. resolution that would indefinitely extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran set to expire in October, a move almost certain to spark opposition from Russia, which has made no secret of its desire to resume conventional weapons sales to Tehran, U.S. officials and U.N. diplomats said Tuesday.

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