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World Court orders U.S. to ensure Iran sanctions don’t hit humanitarian aid

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – The World Court ordered the United States on Wednesday to ensure that sanctions against Iran, due to be tightened next month, do not affect humanitarian aid or civil aviation safety.

  • Stephanie van den Berg

Judges at the International Court Of Justice (ICJ) handed a small victory to Tehran, which had argued that sanctions imposed since May by the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump violate terms of a 1955 Treaty of Amity between the…

Vande 1aBut U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rejected the decision. He said the United Nations court, often called the…

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