The Iranian flag is seen at the Bushehr nuclear power plant during an official ceremony in November to start work on a second reactor at the facility. Photo: AFP The Iranian flag is seen at the Bushehr nuclear power plant during an official ceremony in November to start work on a second reactor at the facility. Photo: AFP
The Iranian flag is seen at the Bushehr nuclear power plant during an official ceremony in November to start work on a second reactor at the facility. Photo: AFP

US demands ‘snapback’ of Iran sanctions, setting stage for showdown at United Nations

  • Pompeo delivers formal notification to head of UN Security Council, accusing Tehran of violating 2015 nuclear accord
  • Demand expected to further isolate US in world body, as other council members say Trump has no authority to invoke snapback after withdrawing from deal

Topic |   US-Iran tensions
The Iranian flag is seen at the Bushehr nuclear power plant during an official ceremony in November to start work on a second reactor at the facility. Photo: AFP The Iranian flag is seen at the Bushehr nuclear power plant during an official ceremony in November to start work on a second reactor at the facility. Photo: AFP
The Iranian flag is seen at the Bushehr nuclear power plant during an official ceremony in November to start work on a second reactor at the facility. Photo: AFP
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