US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Fille photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Fille photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Fille photo: AFP

US triggers ‘snapback’ process to declare Iran UN sanctions back in force, but world yawns

  • United States promises to punish those who violate the sanctions, in move that risks increasing Washington’s isolation
  • All other great powers - China, Russia and also America’s own European allies - have challenged claim

Topic |   US-Iran tensions
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Fille photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Fille photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Fille photo: AFP
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