The foreign Ministry responded to the US claims of violation of the resolution on Iran


The placement of the planes of Air and space forces (VKS) Russia in Iran is not contrary to the provisions of resolution No. 2231Совета UN security on the Iranian nuclear program. About this TASS said a source in the Russian foreign Ministry, commenting on the statement of the US state Department that the accommodation based in Iran, a Russian military aircraft may violate the provisions of the resolution.

According to the interlocutor of the Agency, attempts to “pull the ears” of the resolution and to accuse Russia in violation of this document are totally groundless. “Americans need to take a closer reading of the resolution 2231 UN security Council. The wording of the relevant item on the supply of arms to Iran, no relation to the situation of Russian aircraft in Iran do not have”, — said the representative of the foreign Ministry.

“Interfax” a source in the Russian foreign Ministry said that “the us interpretation of UN security Council resolution is incorrect and causes confusion”.

Morning, August 16, it became known that at the base of Hamadan in Iran was transferred to the Russian long-range bombers Tu-22M3. Soon after, the defense Ministry reported the first combat sortie from its base and has posted a video of bombing with planes stationed in Hamadan.

Later the official representative of US state Department mark Toner called the fact that the use of the Russian military base in Hamadan deplorable. He also noted that the use of Iranian bases could be contrary to resolution No. 2231 of the UN security Council.

This resolution was adopted in July 2015 and regulates the exercise of the nuclear deal the international community with Iran.

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