Pompeo and Mnuchin on Iran Sanctions

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Pompeo and Mnuchin on Iran Sanctions

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Their joint Monday press conference ignored the Trump regime's extrajudicial action. They arrogantly don't give a hoot about world community opposition.

Eight countries so far were granted temporary waivers to buy Iranian oil, likely to become permanent next year directly or indirectly – China, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey.

Maybe other nations will demand waivers to keep buying Iranian oil, their legal right, the Trump regime's action flagrantly unlawful.

Trump, Pompeo, and other regime officials called the reimposed sanctions the "toughest" ever imposed on Iran.

They target Iranian energy and related products, its central bank and other financial transactions, its shipping industry and Iran Air, the country's largest airline.

Over 50 Iranian banks, their subsidiaries abroad, Tehra
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