‘US democrats warn Trump against quitting JCPOA’

Democratic members of the U-S Congress have called on President Donald Trump to re-certify the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the P-five-plus-one group. In a letter to Trump, more than 180 Democrats voiced concern about the possible decertification of the agreement known as the JCPOA. The letter warned that such a move would threaten U-S national security and harm its alliances. Meanwhile, European ambassadors … Continue reading ‘US democrats warn Trump against quitting JCPOA’

‘UN warns Venezuela over ‘use of excessive force’

The United Nations Human Rights Office has warned of “widespread and systematic use of excessive force” being used against protesters in Venezuela. It also speaks of other human rights violations, including “violent house raids, torture and ill-treatment”. It says that the security forces are allegedly responsible for at least 46 deaths which occurred in protest-related violence. The findings are based on interviews. Continue reading ‘UN warns Venezuela over ‘use of excessive force’