ABSTRACT

Iran Sanctions [January 31, 2017]   [open pdf - 1MB]

"The comprehensive nuclear accord (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA), finalized on July 14, 2015, provides Iran broad relief from U.S., U.N., and multilateral sanctions on Iran's energy, financial, shipping, automotive, and other sectors. Sanctions were suspended or lifted upon the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) certification on January 16, 2016, that Iran had complied with the stipulated nuclear dismantlement commitments under the agreement ('Implementation Day'). On Implementation Day, Administration waivers of relevant sanctions laws took effect and relevant Executive Orders (E.O.s) were revoked by E.O. 13716."

Report Number:CRS Report for Congress, RS20871
Author:Katzman, Kenneth
Publisher:Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
Date:2017-01-31
Copyright:Public Domain
Retrieved From:Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html
Format:pdf
Media Type:application/pdf
URL:https://www.hsdl.org/?view&did=798719
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