President Trump in an early morning tweet on Tuesday labeled newly reimposed sanctions on Iran the “most biting … ever.”
“The Iran sanctions have officially been cast. These are the most biting sanctions ever imposed, and in November they ratchet up to yet another level. Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States,” he said.
The sanctions, which took effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, follow through on the order Trump gave when he withdrew from the Obama-era Iran nuclear pact earlier this year.
Trump had promised on the campaign trail to tear up what he called the “worst deal ever negotiated,” which eased sanctions on Iran in exchange for limits on Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.
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