USA impose new sanctions against Iran

the five captains Iranian vessels carrying fuel in Venezuela, introduced restriction, said U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo. Speaking at a press conference in Washington, Pompeo said that the assets of these captains will be blocked, they will be banned in U.S. waters.

Also, the us authorities will seek in the UN extended the embargo on arms supplies to Iran. The reason — the possibility of transferring Iran’s advanced weapons to terrorists and “rogue States”. The UN embargo on arms supplies to Iran expires in October 2020. If the UN security Council does not approve the extension of the embargo, the United States intends to restore sanctions against Iran, said Pompeo.

Earlier, the IAEA adopted a resolution according to which Iran must provide information about the number of its nuclear facilities. The purpose of this is to find out, was Tehran in the early 2000-ies of the secret work in its nuclear program. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has criticized the resolution and expressed concern that the IAEA under US pressure and Israel will lose its independence. Pompeo warned that the international community should be ready to take additional measures against Iran if the country refuses to respond to IAEA requests.