Iran sanctions hearing: Lawyers say 'time is running out'

Iranian government lawyers are at the International Court of Justice for the third day of hearings to challenge US sanctions.

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    Iran's representatives have told the UN's top court that 'time is running out' for Iranians suffering economic turmoil under US sanctions.

    Government lawyers were making their closing arguments on the third day of hearings at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands.

    Iran is asking UN judges to order the United States to lift sanctions.

     

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from The Hague.


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