Iran "has treated its people very poorly, and that's led to terror".
President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the deal, which had lifted global sanctions in exchange for Iran agreeing to restrictions on its nuclear program.
President Donald Trump's administrationannounced on Monday it would reinstate sanctions Tehran after it withdrew from the Iran deal - and the Islamic Republic has made no shortage of vitriolic threats about what it might do in response.
A senior administration official said that, "our stated policy has not been regime change, it's been to modify the Iranian regime's behavior". It's far short of the new fleet of airliners Iran initially sought, but the best they can do with the United States blocking Boeing and Airbus from fulfilling contracts.
"If the ayatollahs want to get out from under the squeeze, they should come and sit down. That's the ask. It's pretty simple". The White House released Trump's statement and a photo of him signing the document. We expect Iran to continue to fully implement all its nuclear commitments under the JCPOA. In May, Trump included Seif on the list of designated terrorists for his alleged financial support for Lebanese militant and political group Hezbollah. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. They haven't even released or accounted for all of the Americans held by their regime. Iran has said it will also do so if it continues to receive the economic benefits.
All remaining United States nuclear-related sanctions will resume effective November 5, 2018.
The United States has told other countries they must halt imports of Iranian oil starting in early November or face US financial measures.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters Sunday that the administration is willing to consider a future without sanctions, but it would "require enormous change" from Iran.
At the stroke of midnight on Tuesday, the USA will sanction Iran's central bank, sending a clear message to its European allies: Do business with the U.S., or do it with Iran, but not both. "There will be pressure because of sanctions, but we will overcome this with unity", he said.
A number of other countries have asked European Union officials for details on the blocking regulations as they also explore ways to bypass sanctions and their effect on oil markets: "There is a clear interest around the world", one European Union official said.
That puts these businesses in a vise.
An expert told Business Insider that Iran could negotiate with the USA through Russian Federation to save face. This might split the West more significantly than Russian Federation, at least in economic terms. First, Trump's risk with the Kim regime was for greater engagement rather than more isolation.
It's interesting to note that the sanctions will take effect the day before the midterms.
The sanctions would also limit certain transactions related to the Iranian rial, the country's currency. The escalating economic crisis has prompted popular protests in Tehran and throughout the country.