Mike Pompeo Announces New Sanctions, Visa Restrictions on Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday the U.S. will impose new sanctions on Iran in an effort to deploy its maximum pressure campaign.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced new sanctions against Iran on Thursday, targeting individuals in the judicial courts and security services in response to fallout from popular protests in the country that started last month.

The move by the Trump administration comes as part of its maximum pressure campaign on Tehran to rein in the country’s nuclear ambitions and negotiate an end to its pursuit of a nuclear weapon.

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