Trump declines to certify JCPOA

President Trump announced in a speech today that he will not scrap the JCPOA (he wants strict compliance with it) but will not certify that Iran is complying with it, which means that Congress now has 60 days to decide whether to re-impose sanctions. The President has unveiled a new “strategy” document on Iran. A joint statement by EU leaders May, Macron & Merkel expresses concern about his decision.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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