Resolution 2231 (2015)
Ballistic missile-related transfers and activities
What are the restrictions on Iranian ballistic missile activities?
Paragraph 3 of Annex B of resolution 2231 (2015) calls upon Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology.
What are the restrictions on ballistic missile-related transfers to or activities with Iran?
Pursuant to paragraph 4 of Annex B of resolution 2231 (2015), if approved in advance on a case-by-case basis by the Security Council, all States may participate in and permit:
- the supply, sale or transfer directly or indirectly from their territories, or by their nationals or using their flag vessels or aircraft to or from Iran, or for the use in or benefit of Iran, and whether or not originating in their territories:
- of all items, materials, equipment, goods and technology set out in S/2015/546;
- of any items, materials, equipment, goods and technology that the State determines could contribute to the development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; and
In the event of an approval by the Security Council:
- the contract for delivery of such items or assistance should include appropriate end-user guarantees; and
- Iran should commit not to use such items for development of nuclear weapon delivery systems.
How to submit a request for approval?
States shall submit proposals to participate in and permit the activities set forth in paragraph 4 of Annex B of resolution 2231 (2015) to the Security Council Facilitator. States are encouraged to send these proposals, through their Permanent Missions to the United Nations, at the Email address: SC-Resolution2231@un.org.
How long will the restrictions on ballistic missile-related transfers and activities apply?
All these restrictions shall apply until the date eight years after the JCPOA Adoption Day (18 October 2015) or until the date on which the IAEA submits a report confirming the Broader Conclusion, whichever is earlier.