The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on several companies and three individuals, accusing them of allowing the shipment and sale of Iranian petrochemicals, the Treasury Department said in a statement.
The United States on Thursday has notified UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres of its decision to activate a 'snapback' that will restore all UN sanctions on Iran, Reuters reported.
The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on five Iranian ship captains who had delivered oil to Venezuela, The US Department of Treasury announced.
The first of five Iranian tankers loaded with gasoline arrived in Venezuelan waters late Saturday, violating Trump administration sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic.
The US Treasury Department announced on Wednesday it imposed sanctions on Iran’s interior minister and several other senior officials for their alleged role in "serious" human rights abuses against Iranians.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said that his country may consider easing international sanctions against other nations including Tehran in an attempt to help these countries combat coronavirus epidemic, Reuters report.
The United States on Thursday announced sanctions on Iraqi and Iranian companies and individuals affiliated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Qods Force.
The US Special Representative for Iranian Affairs Brian Hook said the international sanctions do not prevent aids flows to Iran and that a Coronavirus outbreak will not save Iranian regime.
The US State Department has issued new sanctions on seven entities in relations with violations of international sanctions against Iran.
US President Donald Trump spoke by phone with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about several issues among them Iran and North Korea, Reuters reported.