Iran to sue US for allowing the use of $2 bln in frozen assets

Iran has prepared a lawsuit against the US over a decision to collect frozen Iranian assets, the Iranian presidential administration said Monday.

TEHRAN (Sputnik) — Tehran has prepared a lawsuit against the United States over a US Supreme Court decision allowing Washington to collect about $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets for victims of terrorist attacks, the Iranian presidential administration said Monday.

“Iran can turn to the international court to be granted its rights. For this, a lawsuit has been prepared that Iran will hand over to the international court due to the US Supreme Court’s decision to give Iran a $2 billion fine,” the presidential administration said in a statement.

By Sputnik News