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ICJ Ruling Strengthens Iran’s Hand to Defend JCPOA

ICJ Ruling Strengthens Iran’s Hand to Defend JCPOA ICJ Ruling Strengthens Iran’s Hand to Defend JCPOA

Iran’s victory at the International Court of Justice against the United States has boosted the country’s clout in international negotiations to shore up the 2015 nuclear deal, a top government official said. 
Laya Joneydi, vice president for legal affairs, who played a key role in filing the lawsuit, said in a recent interview with Financial Times that the ICJ win has offered diplomatic leverage to Iran on the global stage despite the court’s lack of power to enforce it. 
“It may not be the perfect option [for Iran] but … it has been useful,” she said.
 

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