Newscast Media WASHINGTON—The United Nations Security Council on Monday endorsed Iran's nuclear deal announced last week.
15-member body unanimously adopted a resolution that was negotiated as
part of the agreement reached in Vienna last week between Iran and the
world's major powers.
Passage of the resolution triggers a
complex set of coordinated steps agreed by Iran during nearly two years
of talks with the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France, Germany
and the European Union.
It says that no sanctions relief will be
implemented until the International Atomic Energy Agency submits a
report to the Security Council verifying that Iran has taken certain
nuclear-related measures outlined in the agreement.
deal, the major powers don't need to take any further action for 90
days. Thereafter, they are required to begin preparations to
lift sanctions as soon as the IAEA verification report is submitted,
administration has sent the nuclear agreement to Congress, which has the
next 60 days to review it.Add