Iran arms embargo to remain for 5 years: Russian FM

The international arms embargo against Iran will remain for five years under the deal on Tehran`s nuclear programme, but deliveries would be possible with special permission of the UN Security Council, Russia`s foreign minister said Tuesday. 

Iran arms embargo to remain for 5 years: Russian FM

Tehran: The international arms embargo against Iran will remain for five years under the deal on Tehran`s nuclear programme, but deliveries would be possible with special permission of the UN Security Council, Russia`s foreign minister said Tuesday. 

"There was a compromise reached between Iran and Western colleagues which we supported... five years, but during the five years arms deliveries to Iran would be possible if they clear a notification and verification process in the UN Security Council," Sergei Lavrov told journalists.

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