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White house: sanctions altered Iran’s behavior
The trump management for many of the U.S. sanctions lifted as part of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran; rich Edson reports from the State Department.
The Trump management is effectively ending U.S. participation in the Iran nuclear agreement at midnight as Monday turns to Tuesday.
The is lifted when the Treasury Department to restore many of the sanctions imposed by the Obama administration, as part of the deal with Iran.
The Trump administration said that the regime in Tehran stands on shaky legs, to refuse even though the officials try to collapse Iran’s government.
“Our policy is not regime change, but we want to change an unprecedented amount of pressure on the government of Iran on the behavior,” said John Bolton, the White house, the national security adviser, in an interview on Fox News. “So far you have no indication that they are willing to do that.”
A senior administration official said that this restored the sanctions are designed to narrow the revenue Iran uses to Fund “terrorists, dictators, proxy-militias, the regime and of one’s own Clique.”
You have to aim at Iran’s dealings in U.S. dollars, the currency in the foreign countries and companies in the precious metals, aluminum, steel, coal and the auto industry. In November, the administration has said it will back sanctions against Iran’s oil and gas and banking sector.
In a statement Monday, President Trump again in his mind, to freeze the 2015 international agreement, the Iranian nuclear program in return for the lifting of sanctions was a “terrible, one-sided deal.” He said to use left to the government of Iran flush with cash to fuel the conflict in the Middle East.
The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the sanctions hit render-Trump’s proposal to pointless.
“We are ready for talks, to see how they are going to compensate and pay back us,” said Rouhani. “America and the Iranian nation for several interventions is owed in your country. You should both apologize to, and compensate for the past. If you do, we are always ready for talks.”
Administration official said that the United States aggressively enforcing those sanctions, and possibly companies, to punish the allies throws.
“Persons or organisations not on the wind-down activities with Iran is a risk of serious consequences,” said President Trump in a statement.
The UK, France and Germany have to save with Iran, China and Russia, in Iran-business.
“We are committed to the protection of the European operators, the legitimate business with Iran, … the preservation and maintenance of effective financial channels with Iran, and the continuation of Iran said the export of oil and gas,” a joint statement by Britain, France, Germany and the European Union.
A senior administration official said that the United States had visited more than 20 countries to lobby governments and companies and warn you about your transactions with Iran. The USA are likely to back a much better insight into the success of the effort, in short, as these sanctions.
Rich Edson is a Washington correspondent for Fox News Channel. He previously served as Fox Business Network’s Washington correspondent.