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Withdrawal from International Agreements: Legal Framework, the Paris Agreement, and the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Iran,Laws/Regulations,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

https://www.everycrsreport.com/files/20180504_R44761_aea5a473b3849e1096be89c61dae7b8e44febe76.pdf

Outlines the legal framework for withdrawal from international agreements under U.S. and international law and applies the procedure to the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action related to Iran’s nuclear program—treaties the Trump Administration has announced its intention to abandon.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists