U.S. accuses Iran of having ‘unclean hands’

Israel National News reports: “The United States on Monday accused Tehran of having ‘unclean hands’ as it fought an Iranian court bid to unfreeze billions of dollars earmarked by Washington for terror victims, AFP reported.

Washington said Iran’s ‘support for international terrorism’, including bombings and airline hijackings, should rule out its case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague.

In June of 2016, Iran filed a formal complaint with the International Court of Justice over the US Supreme Court’s ruling that nearly $2 billion in assets frozen in the United States will be recovered as compensation to families of victims of terrorist attacks linked to the Islamic Republic.

Iran claimed the case breached a 1955 ‘Treaty of Amity’ between Washington and Tehran signed before Iran’s Islamic Revolution…”

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