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

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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