US Iran ter­mi­nates wel­comes UN Treaty courtof Amity or­der withon US Iranto lift af­ter sanc­tion­sUN court ver­dict

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WASHINGTONTHEHAGUE, —Nether­land­sUSSec­re­tary—Theof StateUnit­edMikeNa­tions’Pom­peo­high­est­said on­courtWed­nes­day­onWed­nes­daythatthe­o­rderedUnited Stat­es­theUnite­dis­ter­mi­nat­ingS­tatesto lift­the­sanc­tions

1955 Treaty­onofIranAmi­tythatwith­af­fec­tIran,im­port­safter theof hu­man­i­tar­i­anUnit­edNa­tions’good­stop­court and ruled­prod­uct­sthatandWash­ing­ton­ser­vices linkedlift­sanc­tions to of civil avi­a­tion. Pom­peoTherul­ing­said­by­atath­e­me­di­aIn­ter­na­tional

brief­ing thatCourt“I’mo­fan­nounc­ingJus­ti­ceisle­gally

that the­bind­ing,USis­ter­mi­nat­ing­bu­titremain­s­the to1955 be Treaty­seeni­foftheAmityad­min­is­tra­tionwith­Iran.This of isPres­i­den­tade­ci­sion,Don­ald­frankly,Trumpthatiswill39 yearscom­ply.over­due.”

TrumpEar­lier movedWed­nes­day,tore­storethe toughHague-USbased­sanc­tion­sIn­ter­na­tion­al­inMayafter Courtwith­drawingofJus­tice (fromICJ) is­suedTe­heran’saver­dict­nu­cle­ar­a­gain­stac­cordthe­with­US­worl­duni­lat­eral pow­ers.uni­lat­er­al­sanc­tions,Iran­chal­lenged­fol­low­ing USthe sanc­tion­swith­drawal­in­fro­macasethe­filed2015in­IranJuly at­nu­cle­artheIn­ter­na­tion­aldeal. Court of Jus­tice.Say­ing that the restora­tion of In­sanc­tion­sapre­lim­i­narya­gainst Iran­rul­ing,by USthe courtPres­i­dent­saidDon­aldthat Wash­ing­tonTrumpvi­o­late mustvi­o­latethe“re­move,termsof­byamean­s1955Treaty­ofits choos­ing,ofAmi­ty­be­tweenany­im­ped­i­ments­thet­wocoun­tries, aris­ing­coun­tries,itordered­from” thetheUSre-toim­po­si­tion­ex­port

en­sure that ofits­sanc­tion­s­sanc­tions toa­gain­st­the Iran tow­illIran­noto­faffmedici­neect­the­hu­man­i­tar­ian andmed­i­cal de­vices,con­di­tion­foodor­threa­t­e­nanda­gri­cul­tural

civil avi­a­tion­com­modi­ties­safety. and spare part­sI­torderedan­d­e­quip­ment­thatthenec­es­sary

United Statestoen­sure­must the lift sanc­tions safety of civil on avi­a­tion. “medicines and med­i­cal de­vices,While­foodand im­posin­ga­gri­cul­tural com­modi­ties” the so-called “and­pro­vi­sion­alon­s­pare­mea­sures”,

parts nec­es­sary­the­for­court’sthe­safe­typres­i­dent,of­civil Ab­dulqaw­iavi­a­tion­im­posedAhmeda­gain­stYusuf,Iran. stressedIran­hadtha­tre­quest­edtherul­ingthe­do­esICJ not­to­order­pre­judgean­im­me­di­ateth­eul­ti­matelift­ing out­come of all of­sanc­tion­s­the­ca­seim­pose­dorestab­lishby thattheUnit­edthe­courtS­tates,has ar­gu­ingjuris­dic­tion.that the­seIran’s“un­justFor­eignandMin­istry­harm­ful”wel­comed sanc­tion­s­the “rul­ing.aredam­ag­ing the econ­omy“Thede­ci­sionofIran provedand­drivin­gonce again­mil­lion­sthatof peo­pletheIs­lam­icin­topoverty”,Republic­sanc­tion­sand an­dis­tha­trightthe­andUSside­the­hadUSvi­o­lated a bi­lat­er­ala­gain­st­friend­shippeo­ple treaty cit­i­zenssignedi­nof1955.our­coun­try areil­le­gal

The­and­law­suit­cruel,”fol­lowedthem­i­nistryTrump’s said­de­ci­sion­i­nain­state­men­tMaythisyearpub­lished­to­quit on­theTas­nim­nu­cle­arnews­deal anda­gen­cyre­store­and state­sanc­tion­s­me­dia.on Iran, which started theTheICJUSpro­ceed­ing­si­s­ex­pecte­don Ju­ly­tochal­lenge

16. Iran’stheFor­eign­court’sMin­istryjuris­dic­tion­wel­comed in­wel­comeda­fu­turethe­hear­ing.ICJrul­ing, say­ing it At­proves­hear­ings“Iran’s right­eous­ness in Au­gust, Te­heranandUSil­le­git­i­mate­soughtthe­and­sus­pen­sion

op­pres­sive of­sanc­tions”,the­sanc­tion­sand Wash­ing­ton while the case is chal­leng­ing iso­lated fur­ther their due le­gal­ity to its is“wrong”be­ing­heard­poli­cies— avis-pro­cessa-vi­sother that canin­de­pen­dent­takeyears.coun­tries. US lawyers re­spond­edPom­peo­saidthatthattheIran­sanc­tion­sis­abus­ing are thea courtle­gal­foran­dit­sown­jus­ti­fied­po­lit­i­cal na­tional and pro­pa­ganda se­cu­rity mea­sure pur­poses. that can­not“We’re dis­ap­point­ed­bechal­lengedthat the by Te­heran­court­faile­datthetoworl­drec­og­nize­court.that it In­h­a­sit­sno de­ci­sion,ju­ris­dic­tion­theto cour­tis­sue saidany­ordertha­tre­lat­ingth­eUSto the­sesanc­tion­s­sanc­tions “have measures the po­ten­tial with the to en­dan­ger United civil avi­a­tion safety” in Iran and that sanc­tions lim­it­ing sales of goods re­quired for humanitarian needs such as food,States,”medici­nesPom­peo and­said,med­i­cal­not­ing de­vicesIran’sclaims“mayun­der­have th­ease­ri­ous­treaty detri­men­tal­were“ab­surd”.im­pact on the healthHeaddedan­dlivesthatof thein­di­vid­u­al­sUnited onS­tat­es­the ter­ri­to­ry­would­workofIran”.toen­sure it­sThe­p­ro­vi­sion­court of­said­hu­man­i­tari­anthatthe Trumpas­sis­tancead­min­is­tra­tiontotheIra­ni­an­peo­ple.must “en­sureThetreatythatli­cens­eson­ce­helpedand­nec­es­sary­granted”

establish eco­nom­i­cau­tho­riza­tion­sre­la­tion­sare­and con­sularan­drights­pay­ments­be­tween­notre­strict­ed­thetwo if­na­tions.the­yare linked to the­hu­man­i­tar­ian

Pom­peoan­davi­a­tion­a­gain­blamed­goods. Iran for the cur­rent se­cu­rity threat to the US mis­sions in Iraq.

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