Tehran condemns the introduction Washington’s new sanctions and will answer symmetric measures against the United States. It is reported Press TV with reference to the statement of the foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic.
As stated in the document, the response will be directed to a number of American individuals and organizations. The list will be published later.
Earlier, on 18 July, the US imposed sanctions against 18 more Iranian companies and individuals involved in the missile program of the Islamic Republic.
As indicated in the document issued by the Department of State, Washington remains deeply concerned about the actions of Tehran in the middle East that undermine regional stability and security. “Iran continues to support terrorist groups such as Hezbollah, Hamas and the “Palestinian Islamic Jihad” that threatens Israel and stability in the region, has consistently supported the regime of [Syrian President Bashar] Assad, despite the atrocities against his own people”, — stated in the message.
Earlier in the day, senior us administration said that Iran fulfils the terms of the nuclear agreement with world powers, but violates the spirit of these agreements. One of the officials explained that the President of the United States Donald trump and Secretary of state Rex Tillerson suggested that Iran “remains one of the most dangerous threats to U.S. interests and regional stability.”