The U.S. Treasury continued on Friday (local time) 31 people and companies linked to the Iranian "organization for defense, Innovation, and research" - pers abbreviated table SPND on a sanctions list.
For the justification, it was said, would support the efforts of the Iranian leadership to a build up of nuclear weapons. Their assets in the United States would now be frozen, and transactions with them were prohibited.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in addition, the United States had to continue maximum pressure on the Iranian Regime, this of the development of weapons of mass destruction. Anyone who deals with the Iranian defense sector as a whole and with the organization, SPND, in Particular, do threatened of the consequences.
warning on experts
experts from the Organisation see SPND as an important force behind the Iranian nuclear program. Senior US government officials said on Friday that the new sanctions should send a warning to scientists, not for the organization to hire, because you have any noticeable consequences threatened.
US President, Donald Trump had announced in the past year, the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran. With the nuclear agreement, the construction of an Iranian nuclear bomb should be prevented. In turn, Iran were made to improve the economic relations. The United States, however, increased unilaterally from the Deal, and imposed back economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic. (sda)
Created: 23.03.2019, 05:35 PM