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Iran court issues $312.9M judgment against US over 2017 Tehran terrorist attack

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The fifty fifth Department of the Tehran Court docket of Justice Wednesday issued a $312.9 million judgment towards the US over a 2017 terrorist assault in Tehran, in line with state-affiliated outlet Islamic Republic Information Company (IRNA). The report said that the Iran Judiciary’s ruling goals to forestall additional US violations of worldwide legislation.

In response to a report from the Excessive Council for Human Rights, the courtroom dominated that the US is chargeable for its position “in organizing and directing terrorist teams, dependable information and data revealed in US media, in addition to US official’s speeches and books in regards to the position of the CIA in creating terrorist teams, together with Daesh.” The lawsuit started when households of victims of the assaults sued the US for damages. $199 million of the damages awarded are for punitive damages towards the US.

The listed defendants within the case embrace the US authorities, former US Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, former US Normal Tommy Franks, the Central Intelligence Company (CIA), the US Central Command (CENTCOM), the US Treasury Division, Lockheed Martin Corp. and American Airways Group Inc.The Daesh terrorist group claimed accountability for the 2017 assaults. The assaults had been on Iran’s Parliament and the mausoleum of the late founding father of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini.

Tensions stay excessive between the US and Iran. Final month, the Worldwide Court docket of Justice ruled that the US violated a 1955 treaty with Iran by freezing Iranian belongings to satisfy terrorism-related awards from the US.

Picture supply: jurist.org

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