IT’S OFFICIAL: US Slams Iran with Crippling Sanctions over Weapons Programs

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin unveiled a series of crippling new sanctions on the Iranian regime Monday; warning Tehran to abandon its weapons programs or “see its economy crumble.”

The stiff penalties on the Iranian government, business entities, and individuals comes just days after President Trump hinted at the new sanctions on social media; tweeting ‘Sanctions are Coming November 5th.”

“The Iranian regime has a choice: it can either do a 180-degree turn from its outlaw course of action and act like a normal country or it can see its economy crumble,” said Pompeo.

“Iran’s leaders must cease support for terrorism, stop proliferating ballistic missiles, end destructive regional activities, and abandon their nuclear ambitions immediately if they seek a path to sanctions relief,” Mnuchin said. “The maximum pressure exerted by the United States is only going to mount from here. We are intent on making sure the Iranian regime stops siphoning its hard currency reserves into corrupt investments and the hands of terrorists.”

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