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US Says All UN Sanctions on Iran Restored Under Snapback

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration declared Saturday that all U.N. sanctions against Iran have been restored under a "snapback" mechanism, a move that United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he has not taken action pointing to "uncertainty" on the issue. The administration said that its triggering of the “snapback” mechanism in the U.N. Security Council resolution that enshrined the 2015 Iran nuclear deal had taken effect at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. That is 30 days after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified the council that Iran was in “significant non-performance” with its obligations under the accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JRead More From Source

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