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Iran announces termination of travel, arm restrictions

October 19, 2020 00:00:00

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 18 (Xinhua): The Iranian mission to the United Nations announced on Saturday the termination of travel and arms restrictions imposed upon the country as contained in Security Council Resolution 2231 starting Sunday.

"Oct. 18, 2020 marks the fifth anniversary of the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, known commonly as the Iran nuclear deal or Iran deal) Adoption Day," according to a press release of the mission.

From this date and in line with UN Security Council Resolution 2231, states are no longer required to seek in advance case-by-case approval by the Security Council to engage in activities described in paragraphs 5 and 6 (b) of Annex B of Resolution 2231, which include the supply, sale or transfer of arms or related materiel to and from Iran, the press release said.

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