17 Apr 2024, 12:01
Update : 17 Apr 2024, 12:08

US to impose new sanctions against Iran in upcoming days — White House

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2024 (BSS/TASS) - Washington will impose
additional sanctions against Iran, aimed against Iranian missile and drone
development programs, as well as companies that cooperate with the Islamic
Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the Iranian Defense Ministry, US
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan announced.

According to the statement, US President Joe Biden, together with the US’
allies and partners and leaders of both chambers of the US Congress, is
developing a "comprehensive response" to the Iranian strike at Israel.

"In the coming days, the United States will impose new sanctions targeting
Iran, including its missile and drone program as well as new sanctions against
entities supporting the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Iran’s
Defense Ministry," the statement reads.

According to Sullivan, the US expects that the allies and partners "will soon be
following with their own sanctions."

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