It is crucial for the Trudeau government to join UNSC members and its European allies in refusing to adopt any measures under the United Nations Act that would enact UN sanctions on Iran under U.S. terms.
U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured at Joint Base Andrews-Naval Air Facility in Washington on July 10, 2020. Failing to challenge Trump's unilateralism on Iran will guarantee the intensification of violence and destabilization in the Middle East, and serve as yet another example of the international community’s lack of structural capacity to maintain the rules-based international system in the face of U.S. aggression, writes Helyah Doutaghi. Photograph courtesy of the White House Flickr/Tia Dufour
The United States?is set to restore virtually all United Nations Security Council sanctions on Iran on the eve of Sept. 20.
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