UN Documents for Iran: Security Council Resolutions

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17 August 2020 S/2020/797 This was a US draft resolution that would extend the existing arms-related restrictions set to expire in October under resolution 2231 “until the Security Council decides otherwise”. The draft failed to obtain the required number of votes to be adopted.
20 July 2015 S/RES/2231 This was a resolution that endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran.
9 June 2015 S/RES/2224 This was a resolution extending the mandate of the Panel for another 13 months until 9 July 2016.
9 June 2014 S/RES/2159 This resolution renewed for 13 months the Panel of Experts assisting the 1373 Iran Sanctions Committee, without changes to its mandate.
5 June 2013 S/RES/2105 This resolution renewed the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1737 Iran Sanctions Committee until 9 July 2014.
7 June 2012 S/RES/2049 The Council renewed the mandate of the Iran Sanctions Committee’s Panel of Experts for 13 months.
9 June 2011 S/RES/1984 This resolution extended the mandate of the panel of experts that supports the Iran Sanctions Committee for one year.
9 June 2010 S/RES/1929 This resolution imposed a fourth round of sanctions against Iran. (Twelve members voted in favour of the resolution, Brazil and Turkey voted against and Lebanon abstained.) The resolution reaffirmed past Council decisions, imposed new measures on Iran and requested the Secretary-General to establish a panel of experts for a period of one year to assist the Iran Sanctions Committee in carrying out its work.
24 September 2009 S/RES/1887 This resolution was on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament and stressed the value and necessity of fully implementing resolution 1540.
27 September 2008 S/RES/1835 The Council reaffirmed its commitment to an early negotiated solution to the Iranian nuclear issue and called upon Iran to comply with its obligations under previous Council and IAEA resolutions.
3 March 2008 S/RES/1803 This resolution established a travel ban on some individuals already subject to sanctions, added new names to the list of individuals and entities subject to assets freeze, expanded the scope of the embargo on proliferation sensitive items by adding dual-use items and authorised states to inspect Iranian cargoes to and from Iran if there are suspicions that they may transport prohibited items.
24 March 2007 S/RES/1747 This resolution established a ban on Iran's arms exports and added names to the list of people and entities subject to assets freeze.
23 December 2006 S/RES/1737 This resolution banned trade with Iran of certain nuclear proliferation-sensitive items, imposed an asset freeze on a list of persons and entities involved in proliferation-sensitive activities and established a Sanctions Committee.
31 July 2006 S/RES/1696 This resolution demanded that Iran implement steps required by the IAEA to reestablish confidence in the peaceful nature of its nuclear programme and, in this context, suspend uranium enrichment activities.