Iran goes to UN's highest court over US sanctions

Iran is going to the United Nations' highest court in a bid to have US sanctions lifted.


Iran filed the case with the International Court of Justice in July, claiming that sanctions the Trump administration imposed on May 8 breach a 1955 bilateral agreement known as the Treaty of Amity that regulates economic and consular ties between the two countries.


At hearings starting Monday, Tehran is asking judges at the world court to suspend sanctions to protect Iranian interests while the case is being heard -- a process which can take years.



פרסום ראשון: 08.27.18, 10:24