We understand #Iran is a threat to the US & we are determined to stop them.
Iran's Qassem Suleimani has American blood on his hands.
We expect European countries to honor the sanctions.
Europe can conduct humanitarian trade with Iran
We will make sure humanitarian transactions are really going for those purposes & not terrorist purposes.
European businesses have already made their decisions regarding #Iran.
Iran supports the Lebanese Hezbollah, Houthis in Yemen, funding Shiite militias in Iraq, their meddling in Syria.
Iran is the destabilizing force in the Middle East today.
We have authorized very narrow & time-limited nuclear activities by #Iran.
Iran has turned up the heat in Iraq since entering the JCPOA.
We know the JCPOA didn't impede Iran one bit in its meddling.
Full range of efforts against Iran will reduce Tehran's capacity.
"Treasury’s imposition of unprecedented financial pressure on Iran should make clear to the Iranian regime that they will face mounting financial isolation and economic stagnation until they fundamentally change their destabilizing behavior."
Until #Iran makes major changes in the 12 areas I listed in May, we will be relentless in exerting pressure on the regime.
“Today we are re-imposing all sanctions that were previously lifted under the #Iran nuclear deal. This includes sanctions on energy, banking, shipping, and shipbuilding.”
Because of the sanctions we are announcing today, #Iran will have zero oil revenue to spend on terrorism, missile proliferation, regional proxies, or a nuclear program.
This comes after U.S. officially imposes sanctions against Tehran's regime.
Iranians are advising each other to extract their savings from these banks.