28 Aug 2018

Iran pleads to ICJ to lift US sanctions

From Morning Report, 6:45 am on 28 August 2018

Iran has asked the International Court of Justice to order the lifting of sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Iranian lawyer Mohsen Mohebi said the United States aimed to damage Iran's economy "as severely as possible" and had violated a little-known 1955 friendship treaty. Our correspondent Jack Parrock speaks to Guyon Espiner.