Pompeo Pushes Back Against GOPers Who Want Harsher Iran Sanctions
Pompeo Pushes Back Against GOPers Who Want Harsher Iran Sanctions
Iranian marchers chant ‘Death to America’ on eve of US oil sanctions
05 November, 2018, 23:30
After unilaterally pulling out of the deal meant to curb Iran's nuclear capabilities earlier this year, the White House said it would reapply sanctions on the country's energy, financial and shipping sectors.
"The European Union does not approve of it", European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told franceinfo radio, hours after the sanctions came into force. Experts say Trump believes the last deal was the worst ever struck by the US.
Most global sanctions on Iran were lifted in early 2016 under a deal Iran signed with world powers the year before in which it curbed its uranium enrichment program, widely seen overseas as a disguised effort to develop an atomic bomb. WTI barrels are now testing the 62.60 region, playing to the downside in early trading after the US' Friday announcement of Iran sanction oil-buying waivers.
The US on Monday unleashed its "toughest ever" sanctions against Iran, a move that has already sparked mass protests in the oil-rich nation.
Over the weekend, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Trump for taking "historic action" against the "murderous terror regime that endangers the entire world".
Seoul also won an exemption from the U.S. to continue financial transactions with the sanctioned Iranian central bank to facilitate oil imports, the official said.
Iran is already in the grip of an economic crisis. Its national currency, the rial, now trades at 150,000 to one US dollar, down from when it traded around 40,500 to $1 a year ago.
Thousands of Iranians chanting "Death to America" rallied on Sunday, rejecting calls for talks. The economic chaos prompted mass anti-government protests at the end of a year ago that resulted in almost 5,000 reported arrests and at least 25 people being killed.
Hassan Rouhani made the announcement in a meeting with economists that was broadcast on state TV. The drill was to continue through Tuesday.
While not threatening to resume higher enrichment, Iranian officials in recent months have said this could resume at any time - and faster than before. "Our goal remains getting countries to zero imports of Iranian oil". "Over this 180-day wind-down period, what we have seen is firms and financial institutions have reacted very quickly; likely they had plans on the shelf as there was a snap-back scenario".
They have promised to support European firms that do "legitimate business" with Iran and have set up an alternative payment mechanism - or Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) - that will help companies trade without facing United States penalties.
One user tweeted in English: "Over the past 40 years, the Islamic regime of Iran tried to present the U.S. and Israel as Iran's enemies".
"That's the goal, that's the mission, and that's what we will achieve on behalf of the president".
The reimposition of the sanctions comes as the United States is focused on US congressional and gubernatorial elections on Tuesday.
It offered Iran sanctions relief in exchange for reducing its nuclear development.
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