Iran Named to Group Overseeing U.N. Arms-Treaty Conference; ‘Like Choosing Bernie Madoff to Police Fraud’?
The move, which came as the conference got underway last week but received virtually no attention, is the latest example of Iran taking up leadership positions at the United Nations despite its defiance of Security Council resolutions relating to its nuclear program.
Furthermore, according to an expert panel monitoring U.N. sanctions on Iran, Tehran continues to flout a Security Council ban on exporting its weaponry, with Syria the main recipient.
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