CHAPTER 6: Section 3 Changes

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

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 several misunderstandings, some clarifications are set out here . . . 

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