US seeks snapback of UN sanctions on Iran

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has announced that the UN Secretary-General and President of the UN Security Council have been notified of the US’ intention to initiate the snapback mechanism Resolution 2231, which implemented the JCPOA. The decision was taken after the UNSC defeated a resolution proposed by the US last week (14 August 2020), which sought to extend the …

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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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