The United States Monday, all sanctions against Iran, which is withdrawn after reaching a nuclear agreement in 2015, to re-enter. It turns out that that Friday from a communication of the ministry of Finance.
Washington will be 700 people and entities to add to the black list. It also wants the Iranian access to the international banking system Swift to cut off.
The five permanent members of the UN Security council, Germany and the EU had in 2015, a nuclear agreement with Iran. It was the nuclear program of Tehran curtailed, but in return, the economic sanctions are lifted. The American president Donald Trump, the US has, however, unilaterally withdrawn from that agreement.
With the reintroduction of the sanctions Iran is facing the strictest sanctions in history. “The government in Tehran will not be earning revenue from the oil industry, to invest in terrorist and hostile activities,” said the American minister of Foreign Affairs Mike Pompeo in Washington. “Maximum pressure is the maximum pressure.’
The United States and eight countries were given permission to Iranian oil to continue to use, as said Pompeo, without, however, the countries to name a few. According to Bloomberg include Japan, India and South Korea. The exemptions are only temporary. Pompeo said that the European Union as a block is no exemption.