The International Court of Justice (ICJ)’s recent ruling against US sanctions on Iran is further testament to America’s growing isolation in the international community, a political analyst in Ontario says.
Edward Corrigan, a journalist and international lawyer, told Press TV that the ICJ ruling, ordering the US to halt its unilateral sanctions on “humanitarian” supplies to Iran, was a “symbolic and legal victory” for Tehran and exposed Washington’s “contempt” for international law.
“Iran won the court case, this is not a defeat for Iran, it clearly is a political, legal defeat and a symbolic defeat foe the US,” he said.
However, he predicted that Washington would never lift the sanctions as some US officials have already indicated.
“Unfortunately the United States will not abide by the jurisdiction of the World Court and somehow thinks that it is above criticism,” he further argued.
In response to ICJ’s ruling,…