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The envoy, Brian Hook announced his departure on Thursday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. would call for a U.N. Security Council vote next week on a resolution to indefinitely extend the arms embargo on Iran, which is due to expire in October. … [Read more...] about Iran indifferent to Trump envoy’s quitting amid embargo push