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US NewsTrump says he has ordered a substantial increase in sanctions against Iran

16:40  18 september  2019
16:40  18 september  2019 Source:   washingtonpost.com

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President Trump said Wednesday that he has ordered a substantial increase in sanctions against Iran . “I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran !”

“I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran !” President Trump said on Twitter. The comment comes after Iranian news agencies reported that Iran warned the United States that it would broadly retaliate against any attacks in the

Trump says he has ordered a substantial increase in sanctions against Iran © Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post President Trump stops to talk to members of the media as he walks from the Oval Office to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday. President Trump said Wednesday that he has ordered a substantial increase in sanctions against Iran.

“I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran!” President Trump wrote on Twitter, without elaboration.

The comment comes after Iranian news agencies reported that Iran warned the United States that it would broadly retaliate against any attacks in the wake of crippling strikes on the Saudi oil industry over the weekend.

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It was not immediately clear what the increase in sanctions might entail.

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