U.S. to impose fresh Iran-related sanctions on four entities, envoy warns of more to come

By Reuters,

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday will impose Iran-related sanctions on four entities, U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Elliott Abrams said, accusing the entities in China and Russia of acitivities in promoting Iran’s missile program.

Abrams, speaking at a virtual Beirut Institute event, warned that Washington would continue to apply pressure on Iran, with sanctions expected over the coming weeks and through December and January related to arms, weapons of mass destruction and human rights.

Reporting by Daphne Psaledakis and Humeyra Pamuk in Washington and Ghaida Ghantous in Beirut

Main Photo: U.S. special envoy for Iran and Venezuela Elliott Abrams testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a hearing on U.S. Policy in the Middle East, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., September 24, 2020. Susan Walsh/Pool via REUTERS

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