US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has insisted that the United States has the legal right to ‘snap back’ UN sanctions. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has insisted that the United States has the legal right to ‘snap back’ UN sanctions. Photo: AFP

Blow to US as UN Security Council rejects demand to ‘snap back’ Iran sanctions

  • The Trump administration accuses Tehran of failing to comply with the terms of the historic 2015 Iran nuclear deal
  • It has demanded the Security Council reimpose sanctions on the Islamic Republic

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has insisted that the United States has the legal right to ‘snap back’ UN sanctions. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has insisted that the United States has the legal right to ‘snap back’ UN sanctions. Photo: AFP
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