Iran imposes sanctions on Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo
Added 01-19-21 05:35:02pm EST - “Iran on Tuesday imposed sanctions on President Donald Trump and a number of members of his administration over their alleged role in support of "terrorism," according to its foreign ministry website.” - Washingtontimes.com
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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday imposed sanctions on President Donald Trump and a number of members of his administration over their alleged role in support of “terrorism,” according to its foreign ministry website.
Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that besides Trump, sanctions were imposed on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, CIA chief Gina Haspel and six other ranking U.S. officials.
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From time to time, Iran impose symbolic sanctions on U.S. officials. Tuesday’s announcement comes on Trump’s last full day in office.
Khatibzadeh said the sanctions were based on Iranian law. He said they were the result of the Trump administration’s role in killing top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in 2020 and its support for Israel in its conflict with the Palestinians.
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