Washington will not tolerate “provocations” from Iran, which threaten the interests of the United States. As reported Reuters, said on Friday, February 3, the US presidential Advisor for national security Michael Flynn.
“The international community was too tolerant of bad behavior of Iran, said Flynn. — The days when he ignores the hostile and belligerent actions of Iran against the United States and the international community, over”.
As noted by Advisor to the President of Donald trump, emergency meetings and the statement of the UN Security Council in connection with the actions of Tehran is not enough. “The trump will no longer tolerate Iran’s provocations, which threaten our interests”, — quotes its words of RIA Novosti.
The tramp, answering questions of journalists, evaded a direct reply whether he intends to take additional measures against Iran, saying only that Tehran is “misbehaving”.
In turn, Iranian foreign Minister Javad Zarif condemned the introduction Washington’s new sanctions, calling them illegitimate, and vowed to retaliate against American individuals and legal entities for “provision of assistance to regional terrorist groups.”
Earlier, on 3 February, the White house spokesman Sean Spicer said that Washington would continue to tighten policy against Tehran. “We have taken today’s action after careful study and continue to meet appropriate actions,” he said.
On the same day Washington expanded economic sanctions against Tehran, targeting its list of 13 individuals and 12 companies. In the American Ministry of Finance explained that the extension of sanctions related to the Iranian programme, ballistic missiles, and support Tehran’s Lebanese Shiite movement “Hezbollah”, which in the United States as terrorist. The nuclear deal thus will not be affected.