US PRESIDENT RECERTIFIES IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL AND EXTENDS REVIEW OF SUDAN SANCTIONS

Posted on July 19, 2017
Archive : July 2017
Category : Herbert Smith Freehills

by Fahmida Chowdhury

Iran Nuclear Deal Recertified with New Sanctions Imposed

On July 17, the US President certified Iranian compliance with the Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Under the JCPOA, Iran is reducing its nuclear capacity in exchange for nuclear-related sanction relief from the US, EU, and UN Security Council. This recertification comes despite the US President's statements that he did not want to certify compliance. The recent recertification signals the United States' continued willingness to maintain the sanctions relaxation implemented through the JCPOA, at least in the short term.

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