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U.S. to Impose Sanctions on Iran’s Metal Exports and Leaders

  • Mnuchin, Pompeo announce penalties at the White House
  • Move comes in response to attacks on U.S. bases in Iraq
Michael Pompeo
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The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Iran on Friday, including penalties on the Islamic Republic’s metals and some senior leaders, following Tehran’s attack on U.S. military bases.

The sanctions target steel, aluminum, copper and iron, as well as eight senior Iranian officials and sectors of the economy, such as construction, manufacturing, textiles and mining, the Treasury Department said.