US Threatens Fresh Sanctions Against Iran, JCPOA Members

The US withdrew from the JCPOA or the Iran nuclear deal in 2018. However, it is now trying to get sanctions imposed on Iran claiming violations of a deal it is not even part of

August 23, 2020 by Newsclick

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the US attempt to active snapback sanctions on Iran through the UN Security Council. The US withdrew from the JCPOA or the Iran nuclear deal in 2018. However, it is now trying to get sanctions imposed on Iran claiming violations of a deal it is not even part of. Other signatories of the deal, including the European countries, have opposed the US attempt. Will they face US wrath? What options do these countries have?

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