International Law

Document: ICJ Order in Iran Deal Case

By Quinta Jurecic
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 10:11 AM

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an order establishing certain provisional measures in relation to Iran's claim that the U.S. reimposition of sanctions following President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal violated international law. Specifically, the ICJ ordered that sanctions on Iran's importation of humanitarian goods and goods and services necessary for the safety of civil aviation be lifted until it reaches a final decision on the merits. The ICJ's full decision is available here below.