USA terminates 1955 Treaty of Amity with Iran after ICJ ruling

Following yesterday’s ICJ ruling, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the USA will terminate the 1955 Treaty of Amity between Iran and the USA, which Iran claims to have been violated by the US through the reimposition of sanctions. Mr Pompeo remarked that the ICJ’s ruling “was a defeat for Iran. It rightly rejected all of Iran’s...

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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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