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OffbeatUS reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

16:56  02 november  2018
16:56  02 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

Iranians already straining under U.S. sanctions brace for more

Iranians already straining under U.S. sanctions brace for more Iranians are bracing for a new round of U.S. sanctions that President Trump plans to impose as early as next Monday . According to the White House, one of the main goals of the sanctions is to pressure Iran's government into negotiating a new and improved nuclear deal.CBS News was in Tehran for a day of mourning in Iran's religious calendar, as thousands of the devout joined a solemn procession. There wasn't a soul in the crowd that hasn't already felt the bite of U.S. sanctions that were reimposed in August. © CBS News Tehran, Iran. Mr.

The United States officially reimposed all penalties that had been lifted as part of the Iranian nuclear deal as the Trump administration added nearly 700 targets, including 50 Iranian financial institutions, to a sanctions list Monday.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the sanctions are "aimed at fundamentally altering the behavior of the Islamic Republic of Iran ." He has released a list of 12 demands that Iran must meet if it wants the sanctions lifted . They include ending support for terrorism, ending military engagement in Syria and

US reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal © Spencer Platt/Getty Images NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: President Donald Trump chairs a United Nations (U.N.) Security Council meeting on September 26, 2018 in New York City. Trump presides over the 15-member council as the United States holds the monthly rotating presidency. The Security Council meeting coincides with the 73rd United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is announcing the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.

The sanctions cover Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors. They're the second batch of penalties reimposed since President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal in May.

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HBO to Trump: Stop Using “We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes," said HBO in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. © The Associated Press Game of Thrones On Friday, the Trump administration announced that the sanctions on Iran's energy, shipbuilding, shipping, and banking sectors would go into effect on Monday. The rollback comes after Trump ended U.S. participation in the nuclear deal and further unravels a signature foreign policy achievement of his predecessor, former President Barack Obama.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the sanctions are “aimed at fundamentally altering the behavior of the Islamic Republic of Iran .” He has released a list of 12 demands that Iran must meet if it wants the sanctions lifted . They include ending support for terrorism, ending military engagement in Syria and

The rollback ends US participation in the nuclear deal , which now hangs in the balance as Iran no longer enjoys any relief from sanctions imposed by the He has issued a list of 12 demands that Iran must meet if it wants the sanctions lifted . Those include ending support for terrorism and military

The sanctions that'll come into force Monday penalize countries that don't stop importing Iranian oil and foreign companies that do business with blacklisted Iranian entities.

Eight countries are getting waivers so they can continue temporarily importing Iranian oil.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin made the announcement Friday. They say sanctions will remain until Iran meets demands that include ending support for terrorism, ending military engagement in Syria and completely halting its nuclear and ballistic missile development.


Iran: New sanctions ‘have had no impact on our economy’.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that newly imposed U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's shipping, shipbuilding and financial sectors will not impact the country's economy since the White House had already applied extensive sanctions on the Islamic republic. 

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