20 September 2020

World rejects US effort to reimpose sanctions on Iran

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Allies and foes alike rejected the Trump administration’s effort this weekend to reimpose global economic sanctions on Iran, setting up a potential showdown at the United Nations that could leave Washington isolated on the world stage.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday night that the U.S. has officially triggered a “snapback” provision as part of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. That move, he said, will reimpose a set of harsh UN sanctions on Tehran that had been lifted as part of the [...]