Tehran 0
3 October 2018

President Rouhani praised the International Court of Justice's ruling in Iran's lawsuit against the U.S., calling it "a huge and significant legal and political success... although the U.S. government is likely to refuse to enforce it". Iran's foreign minister, Javad Zarif, likewise assessed the decision as "another failure for [the] sanctions-addicted U.S. government and victory for [the] rule of law". He went on to call for international efforts "to collectively counter malign U.S. unilateralism", and branded the U.S. as an "outlaw regime" after Washington terminated the 1955 Treaty of Amity.  

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