Trump signs executive order provides ‘hard-hitting’ sanctions against Iran

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Trump says that new sanctions targeting Iran’s supreme leader and employees on a “strong and proportionate response” to Tehran, the increasingly provocative actions.

President Trump hit back Monday in Iran through the exhibition, “hard-hitting” financial sanctions against the Supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his staff.

“Today’s action follows a series of aggressive behavior by the Iranian regime in recent weeks, with the shooting down of a U.S. drone,” the President said in the Oval Office, calls Khamenei “is responsible for the hostile behaviour of the regime.”


Trump said, to deny the sanctions, “the Supreme leader and the Supreme leader, the office and the closely associated with him and the office will have access to important financial resources and support.” In front of journalists at the White house briefing room Monday, Minister of Finance, Steven Mnuchin, said the sanctions “lock-up literally billions of dollars of assets.”

“With this action today, we also said in the announcement, specific measures for the persons responsible for the recent activities,” Mnuchin, adding that the President has instructed him to sanction Iran’s foreign Minister Javad Zarif “later this week.”

The Treasury Department, in a press release, said: “any foreign Bank that knowingly facilitates a significant financial transaction for any facilities that could be subject to this Executive Order, cut off from the U.S. financial system”.

In the midst of the newly announced sanctions, Fox News has confirmed that the U.S. military is also a cyberattack against Iran last Thursday, even as the President of the mixed plans for air strikes in response to the Downing of an American drone.

Sources said, the U.S. Cyber Command launched, the cyberattack orientation of the Iranian used intelligence and radar systems, going down to the US Navy drone in the past week.

Mnuchin details extended sanctions against Iran, targeting billion-asset

The Minister of Finance of Steve Mnuchin, appears to be put in front of the White House press corps, the latest sanctions against the Iran and answer questions.

Fox News has learned that Iran, shut off some of its military radar-sides around the time the United States was ready to launch retaliatory strikes. It is not clear whether those radar sites were turned off cyberattack or if Iran is turned off intentionally in anticipation of this.

Yahoo! News first reported on the retaliatory cyber-strike. It came as the White house and the Pentagon is considering military strikes have been, but Trump showed last Friday, he called you, after learning of up to 150 Iranians killed could be.

“I stopped, not … proportionate to the shooting down of an unmanned drone,” he tweeted at the time.

The drone shoot-down is only the latest flare-up in the region tied to Iran.

In the last few weeks, six oil-tankers have been attacked in the Gulf of Oman, the US and its Gulf allies blame on Iran.

Fox News’ Lucas Tomlinson contributed to this report.

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