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US reimposes UN sanctions, adds new measures on Iran

 

October 2, 2020



(JNS) — The United States has reimposed United Nations sanctions on Iran, in addition to imposing “new sanctions and export control measures on 27 entities and individuals connected to Iran’s proliferation networks,” according to a statement released by the White House on Monday.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the reimposition a step towards “international peace and security.”

The United States activated the mechanism last month to enact U.N. snapback sanctions on the regime under U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231, which endorsed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and...



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