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Alleged violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights, Iran v United States, Judgment, preliminary objections, ICJ GL No 175, ICGJ 553 (ICJ 2021), 3rd February 2021, United Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 June 2021

Whether a dispute related to the interpretation and application of the Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (‘Treaty of Amity).

Whether a court had jurisdiction ratione materiae under the compromissory clause of the Treaty of Amity, in light of the contention by a state that the acts complained of did not fall within the scope of the Treaty of Amity.

Whether claims brought before a court were inadmissible on grounds of abuse of process and ‘judicial propriety’.

Whether certain objections formulated by a state could be presented as preliminary according to Article 79 of the International Court of Justice Rules of Court.

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