The UN Security Council. (AP/Craig Ruttle) (AP/Craig Ruttle)
UN Security Council
Samantha Power

US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power. (AP/Cliff Owen)

The US will submit the nuclear deal with Iran for the UN Security Council’s approval. The resolution is expected to authorize the re-imposing of economic sanctions as a response to any breach of the deal by Iran.

The United States will seek the approval of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for the nuclear deal with Iran and will circulate a draft resolution Wednesday that will authorize the agreement between six major powers and Iran to rein in its nuclear program.

The US reportedly informed council members Tuesday evening that it would introduce the resolution at the end of closed consultations on Libya scheduled for Wednesday morning.

A diplomat told AP that US Ambassador Samantha Power will outline the main points in the agreement to council members.

The UNSC will probably vote on the resolution next week.

The resolution is expected to authorize the re-imposing of economic sanctions as a response to any breach of the deal by Iran, but will likely refrain from any reference to military consequences.

By: AP and United with Israel Staff

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