Iran's Economic Losses and the Nuclear Deal

27 Jun, 2018    ·   5486

Shivani Singh considers the possibility of economic compensation to Iran in light of US sanctions

Shivani Singh
Shivani Singh
Researcher, Nuclear Security Programme (NSP)

On 8 May 2018, lingering tension regarding the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) culminated in US President Donald Trump officially withdrawing from the deal. This exposes Iran to heavy US primary and secondary sanctions that can have a debilitating affect on its economy.

To prevent the deal from falling apart, the remaining signatories of the JCPOA - China, Russia, France, UK and Germany