Arabic | Kurdish



Trump 'set to extend Iran sanctions relief'

2018/01/12 | 21:35

(Iraq Now News)- US officials say President Donald Trump has decided to extend sanctions relief for Iran after meeting with his security team.

US President Donald Trump will extend sanctions relief given to Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear accord, according to US officials.

Officials who spoke to the BBC on condition of anonymity said that Trump decided to extend the sanctions relief for 120 days after meeting with his security advisers.The decision was made ahead of a deadline on Friday for the extension of the waiver.

Trump is expected to announce the decision mid-morning on Friday, according to reports.

Trump has been railing against the Iran deal since before he was elected in November last year, calling it "one of the worst" in US history, and warned America could leave it "at any time".

In October, Trump unveiled an aggressive new strategy towards Iran when he announced he would not re-certify the landmark 2015 nuclear accord.

Earlier this week, a US official said that even if nuclear linked sanctions are waived by the US, the Trump administration may impose new measures targeting Iranian businesses and individuals.

Note: The post (Trump 'set to extend Iran sanctions relief') appeared first on (New Arab) and do not necessarily reflect the position of IraqNow.news.
You can read the original text from the source (New Arab).










Trending Now


⋙ The Ahvaz terror attack in Iran may drag the US into a larger war

⋙ Giuliani calls for new Iranian ‘revolution‘ at anti-government rally

⋙ 4 Russian reconnaissance planes spotted north of Alaska

⋙ Daesh leader Baghdadi, world's 'most wanted', sought in Syria offensive

⋙ The Ahwaz terror attack in Iran may drag the US into a larger war

Videos - Photos

⋙ Scores of Turkish-backed rebels killed by YPG forces in Afrin (video)

⋙ Iranian President says Trump will fail like Saddam if he invades Iran (video)

⋙ ‘Happy Birthday Hnena‘, Nawal Al Kuwaitiyeh Celebrates Daughter‘s Birthday With a Photoshoot


ISIS News

⋙ Scores of Turkish-backed rebels killed by YPG forces in Afrin (video)

⋙ Iranian President says Trump will fail like Saddam if he invades Iran (video)

⋙ Syrian gov’t accuses US Coalition of evacuating ISIS from Deir ez-Zor

⋙ ISIS claims responsibility for deadly terrorist attack in Ahvaz, Iran

⋙ Syrian Army liberates new areas in ISIS-held Al-Safa region

⋙ ISIS leader Baghdadi, world‘s ‘most wanted‘, sought in Syria offensive

⋙ US-Turkey crisis: Mixing foreign policy with financial threats is a mistake