USA pulls out of Iran nuclear deal & will re-impose sanctions

President Trump has announced today that the USA is pulling out of the JCPOA. Speech here, Presidential memorandum here, White House fact sheet here, and press briefing here. The factsheet says that: The JCPOA “failed to protect America’s national security interests” and “enabled” Iran’s “malign behaviour”.  Pulling out will “pressure the Iranian regime to alter its course of malign activities”...

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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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