ICJ writes letter to US on removal of unilateral sanctions on Iran

IRNA – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has written a letter to the United States, Iran’s legal representative to the Court said, noting that May 15 is Washington’s deadline to provide ICJ with the information and details of its measures in regard to lifting unilateral sanctions on Tehran.

Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency on Friday, Mohsen Mohebi said that Washington is required to report to the Court by May 15 about its measures to fulfill ICJ’s orders on provisional measures addressed to the United States.

Based on the ICJ provisional ruling, the US, in accordance with its obligations under the 1955 Treaty of Amity, shall remove any impediments arising from the measures announced on May 8, 2018 to the free exportation of medicine, foodstuffs and spare parts, equipment and associated services necessary for the safety of civil aviation to the territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The US shall also ensure that licenses and necessary authorizations are granted and that payments and other transfers of funds are not subject to any restriction in so far as they relate to the mentioned goods and services.