Iran Demands Halt in All Arms Sales to Israel Citing ‘Humanitarian Law’

GOLAN HEIGHTS - FEBRUARY 21: In this photo provided by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) army paratroopers take part in a major military exercise February 21, 2007 in the Golan Heights, which Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War. IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi said that …
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The Jerusalem Post reports: Iran on Saturday demanded that all arms sales to Israel and Saudi Arabia be halted immediately based on “humanitarian law” during a meeting at the United Nations, according to Iranian state news agency PressTV.

“We are deeply concerned about the destabilizing repercussions of the continual entry and export of such weaponry into the region, especially into Saudi Arabia and the Zionist regime of Israel,” said Iran’s Deputy permanent representative at the UN Gholam-Hossein Dehqani.

Dehqani added that Israel was “engaged in aggression and violation against other countries and in flouting their commitments to international humanitarian laws.”

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