O.Lytvynenko: It is necessary to implement the UN Security Council decision on easing of sanctions against Iran into the national law
Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Lytvynenko presented at a meeting of the parliamentary committee on national security and defense a draft resolution on approval of the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of May 20, 2016 "On the implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolution on July 20, 2015 № 2231 on the comprehensive joint action plan in terms of sectoral sanctions" (reg. № 4825, the President of Ukraine).
During the draft presentation O.Lytvynenko said that on January 16, 2016 the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) presented to the UN Security Council a report certified implementation of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the nuclear field measures provided for paragraphs 15.1-15.11 Annex V to a comprehensive Joint Action Plan approved by the UN Security Council resolution on 20 July 2015 № 2231.
According to the Deputy Secretary of the NSDC Ukraine, "UN Security Council resolution must now be implemented on the national level".
O.Lytvynenko said that taking into account the above-mentioned resolution and in accordance with the Law of Ukraine "On sanctions", the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has prepared and adopted an order on April 29, № 360-r "On implementation of the UN Security Council resolution of 20 July 2015, № 2231 on Islamic Republic of Iran in the part of personal special economic and other restrictive measures".
O.Lytvynenko also said that according to the law of Ukraine on sanctions, on the basis of this order was prepared a decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, enacted by presidential decree.
"According to the law on sanctions, the draft resolution submitted to the Verkhovna Rada for approval, and this document mean in fact the implementation of the UN Security Council decision on easing sanctions on Iran at national level" - he concluded.