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UN Reports Continuing Violations of International Law by Iran

 A special report submitted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations to the UN Security Council on Monday affirmed that Iran is violating the agreement reached with world powers on its nuclear development program a year ago.  He pointed to a shipment of weapons shipment that was seized by the US Navy in the Gulf of Oman, and mentioned an intercepted Iranian arms shipment to rebels in Yemen. Violations of travel restrictions on Iranians such as the head of its al-Quds Force, who was recently seen in Iraq, were committed. 

 UN representative from the US and France stated that Iran has conducted four ballistic missile test since signing the nuclear agreement with the United States and five other world powers last year.

Jeffrey Feltman, the Under- Secretary-General of the UN for Political Affairs said that International law was violated when Iran sent weapons to militias in Iraq.