Iran’s Nuclear Program & Western Sanctions

U.S.-Iran tensions on the rise again

  1. Iran’s President has warned of reprisals if Washington resorts to further sanctions.
  2. This could jeopardise a hard-won nuclear deal due to be finally implemented within weeks.
  3. U.S. Treasury Department had planned to blacklist companies and individuals with ties to Iran’s ballistic missile programme.
  4. Since the nuclear deal was struck, U.S. officials say Iran has conducted two missile tests.
  5. The tests breached previous resolutions aimed at stopping Iran from developing missiles capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

Iran’s President has warned of reprisals if Washington resorts to further sanctions.

  1. This could jeopardise a hard-won nuclear deal due to be finally implemented within weeks.
  2. U.S. Treasury Department had planned to blacklist companies and individuals with ties to Iran’s ballistic missile programme.
  3. Since the nuclear deal was struck, U.S. officials say Iran has conducted two missile tests.
  4. The tests breached previous resolutions aimed at stopping Iran from developing missiles capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
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