Nikki R. Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, presented what she said was evidence that Iran was violating one of its international agreements. John Ismay, a Times reporter, said the evidence fell short of proving her claims.
The comments by Ms. Haley, the United Nations ambassador, were a break from the administration’s assertions that the allegations have no merit and should be dismissed.
The new rules, intended to direct money away from the military, limit ties with Cuba just as President Trump pushes business deals with Communist China.
At a panel discussion, former secretaries of state Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine K. Albright coached President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations.
Frustrated certifying Iran’s compliance with a deal he abhors, President Trump may kick the decision to Congress, forcing a debate few there want to have.
In a letter to the United Nations Security Council, the four Western allies called Iran’s satellite launch last week “threatening and provocative.”