US tries to trigger snapback of UN sanctions

On Saturday, the US announced that “virtually all previously terminated UN sanctions” on Iran, including the arms embargo, have been re-imposed pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution 2231. On 20 August, the US had notified the UN Secretary General of its intention to initiate the snapback mechanism under that resolution because of Iran’s “significant non-compliance” with the JCPOA. See previous …

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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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