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US News The United States will impose sanctions on around twenty entities linked to Iran

21:25  20 september  2020
21:25  20 september  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

Iran. Washington defies the rest of the world by proclaiming the return of UN sanctions

 Iran. Washington defies the rest of the world by proclaiming the return of UN sanctions © MIKE SEGAR / POOL / AFP "If UN member states do not fulfill their obligations to apply these sanctions, the United States is ready to use their tools to punish these failures, ”said Mike Pompéo. Washington has unilaterally proclaimed that the United Nations sanctions against Iran are back in force, since 8 p.m. Saturday, and has promised to punish those who violate them.

USA-IRAN: The United States will impose sanctions on around twenty entities linked to Iran

LES ETATS-UNIS VONT IMPOSER DES SANCTIONS À UNE VINGTAINE D'ENTITÉS LIÉES À L'IRAN © Reuters / Carlos Barria UNITED STATES TO IMPOSE SANCTIONS ON TWENTY IRAN-RELATED ENTITIES

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will sanction on Monday more than 20 people and entities involved in nuclear programs, Iran's missiles and conventional weapons, a senior US official said.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official said Iran may have enough fissile material for a nuclear weapon by the end of the year. He added that Tehran had resumed cooperation on long-range missiles with the nuclear-armed North Korea.

Anti-Iran sanctions: standoff at the UN between Washington and the rest of the world

 Anti-Iran sanctions: standoff at the UN between Washington and the rest of the world © Provided by Le Point The United States will unilaterally claim this weekend that the United Nations sanctions against the Iran are again in force, a gesture that risks increasing their isolation but also international tensions. "All UN sanctions against Iran will be in effect again this weekend, at 8:00 p.m. Saturday," that is, at 00:00 GMT on Sunday, said US envoy Elliott Abrams .

He did not provide detailed evidence regarding these two claims.

The senior US official did not give the names of the people and entities targeted, indicating that they would be made public on Monday.

These new sanctions are part of US President Donald Trump's efforts to limit Iran's regional influence and come a week after agreements between the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to normalize ties with Israel and which could result in a broader coalition against Iran.

The White House declined to comment.

(Steve Holland and Arshad Mohammed, with the contribution of Michelle Nichols at the United Nations and Francois Murphy in Vienna; Blandine Hénault for the French version)

Belarus: London sanctions Lukashenko and seven other personalities .
BELORUSIA-ELECTION-SANCTION-GB: Belarus: London sanctions Lukashenko and seven other personalities © Reuters / KIM HONG-JI BELARUS: LONDON SANCTIONS LOUKACHENKO AND SEPTEMBER 3 PERSON LONDON AND LONDON SANCTIONS SEPTITRES X PERSONNAL LONDON Reuters) - Britain has imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son Viktor and several members of the government and law enforcement, Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday.

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