Elizabeth Warren letter over impact of US sanctions on Iran coronavirus

US Senator Elizabeth Warren has written a letter to Secretaries of State Steven Mnuchin (Treasury Dept) and Michael Pompeo (State Dept) seeking assurances that the US is making “every reasonable effort” to ensure US sanctions do not hinder efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Iran. Senator Warren acknowledged the now operational Swiss Humanitarian Trade Arrangement (SHTA) (see …

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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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