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US to reimpose economic sanctions against Iran from today

United States has decided to reimpose economic sanctions against Iran from Tuesday.

In a statement, US President, Donald Trump said economic pressure will force Iran to agree to a new deal.

However, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the act was "psychological warfare".

The sanctions would target Iranian purchases of U.S. dollars, metals trading and other dealings, coal, industrial-related software and its auto sector.

Meanwhile, United Nations has expressed support for the Iran nuclear deal after Washington vowed to re-impose sanctions on Iran lifted under the deal.

UN spokesperson, Farhan Haq said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres continues to view the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action as a diplomatic achievement.

Source: Radio Pakistan

   

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