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Eight points on ‘preliminary question’ or ‘double veto’ in context of Iran snapback mechanism

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Eight points on ‘preliminary question’ or ‘double veto’ in context of Iran snapback mechanism
Posted on 16 August 2020

​There is presently widespread discussion on social media about the so-called ‘double veto’ and how it might impact on an attempt by the United States to initiate the snapback mechanism set out in resolution 2231 (2015) to reimpose sanctions against Iran.  Because this discussion has included some misunderstandings, this article provides some clarifications . . .