U.S. rejects E.U. requests for exemptions from Iran sanctions

(Worthy News) - The United States rejected appeals from the European Union to give exemptions to EU countries that would be affected by sanctions on Iran.

In a letter to EU officials, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US government wants to maximize pressure against Iran as sanctions begin to be imposed next month.

"We will seek to provide unprecedented financial pressure on the Iranian regime," the letter stated, according to NBC News. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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