United States has imposed more sanctions on Iran in retaliation for its missile attack on U.S. Forces in Iraq.The targets of the sanctions included Iran’s manufacturing, mining and textile sectors as well as senior Iranian officials who Washington said were involved in the attack on military bases housing U.S. Troops.
The sanctions were announced by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in an appearance at the white house alongside U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Tensions between Washington and Tehran have spiked since President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew in 2018 from the Iran nuclear deal struck by his predecessor Barack Obama and Began Reimposing sanctions that were relaxed under the accord.