New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Impose Cost on Regime’s Hostile Behavior

TENSE IN TEHRAN: The President Slams Iran With 'MOST BITING SANCTIONS EVER IMPOSED'

Mr Trump abandoned the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which saw Iran limit its controversial nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief, in May.

The US has dismissed the threat as a bluff.

Ri was also quoted as describing the sanctions against Iran as "inappropriate and contrary to global standards".

On Monday, the foreign ministers of Germany, Britain and France issued a joint statement condemning the new USA sanctions on Iran.

The US is making history not just by violating a United Nations security council resolution it voted for three years ago, but also by penalising countries who stick to the same unanimous resolution, the Iranian ambassador to the UN has claimed.

He doubled down on that sentiment Wednesday saying that before U.S. sanctions "nobody supported Iran".

USA sanctions on Iran's energy sector are to be re-imposed after a 180-day wind-down period ending on November 4.

China, Iran's top oil customer, buys roughly 650,000 barrels a day of crude oil from Tehran, or 7 percent of China's total crude oil imports. Even though the Turkish refiner Tupras has already cut back on oil shipments from Tehran, a complete halt to energy imports from Iran is hardly possible, Reuters added.

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European countries, hoping to persuade Tehran to continue to respect the deal, have promised to try to lessen the blow of sanctions and to urge their firms not to pull out.

With natural gas accounting for almost 40 percent of Turkey's electricity production, Donmez said that Turkey would continue this trade, as "we can't possibly leave our citizens in [the] dark".

Since it unilaterally pulled out of the deal in May, Washington has told other countries that they must halt all imports of Iranian oil from November 4, or face United States financial measures.

United States sanctions on Iran could lead to more terror attacks, the German Foreign Minister warned today.

Heiko Maas said ongoing unrest in Iran - worsened by the sanctions imposed on Monday - could 'boost radical and fundamentalist forces'.

"America has zigzagged constantly, so now no one trusts them", he said.

"We are in solidarity with the European Union position, obviously we are closely monitoring this and we are doing everything possible on the diplomatic level to stimulate a direct dialogue between the United States and Iran, and we think that dialogue should always prevail", he said.

In Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted by an Iranian newspaper as saying that a USA plan to reduce Iran's oil exports to zero would not succeed.

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