Iran welcomes UN court order on US to lift sanctions

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2018-10-04

IranianPresidentHassanRouhaniexitsfollowinganewsconferenceatUnitedNationsGeneralAssemblyinNewYork,Sept26,2018.[Photo/VCG]THEHAGUE,Netherlands--TheUnitedNationshighestcourtonWednesdayorderedtheUnitedStatestoliftsanctionsonIranthataffectimportsofhumanita,butitremeran,thecourtsaidthatWashingtonmust"remove,bymeansofitschoosing,anyimpedimentsarisingfrom"there-impositionofsanctionstotheexporttoIranofmedicineandmedicaldevices,foodandagriculturalcommoditiesand"provisionalmeasures",thecourtspresident,AbdulqawiAhmedYusuf,stressedthattherulingdoesnotprejudgethsForeignMinistrywelcomedtheruling."ThedecisionprovedonceagainthattheIslamicRepublicisrightandtheUSsanctionsagainstpeopleandcitizensofourcountryareillegalandcruel,"them,Teheransoughtthesuspensionofthesanctionswhiletheca,thecourtsaidthattheUSsanctions"havethepotentialtoendangercivilaviationsafety"inIranandthatsanctionslimitingsalesofgoodsrequiredforhumanitarianneedssuchasfood,medicinesandmedicaldevices"mayhaveaseriousdetrimentalimpactonthehealthandlivesofindividualsontheterritoryofIran".ThecourtsaidthattheTrumpadministrationmust"ensurethatlicensesandnecessaryauthorizationsaregranted"andpaymentsnotrestrictediftheyarelinkedtothehumanitarianandaviationgoods.▓。