United States Give Sanctions for Iran' Supreme Leader Rohullah Ali Khamaeni Later This Week - Photo: Special

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – President Donald Trump just signed an executive order to reject Iran‘ supreme leader Ruhollah Ali Khamaeni and his associates access to United States’ (US) key financial resources and support. The new sanctions to implementing starting yesterday.

The sanctions has been signed on Monday (06/24), also apply to anyone who makes a significant transaction with Iran. He authorized the US’ treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin to impose the sanctions on anyone who provided material support to the Office of the Supreme Leader.

Beside Khamaeni, Trump also targeting the worst elements of the Iranian regime, such as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps get the sanction. Trump is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the supreme leader.

He revealed, the additional sanctions were a response to Iran’ actions against the shooting of US drones and many other things in the gulf zones. Washington’ anger has intensified after Iran took various provocative actions in a recent weeks.

Iranian missile destroyed the US Global Hawk unmanned aircraft several week ago. Iran also attacked two commercial vessels and used proxy forces to attack civilian infrastructure in Saudi Arabia.

Reportedly by Reuters, Trump explained the military action “is always on the table”. Nevertheless, he opens the possibility of reaching an agreement more quickly with Iran where the country is increasing the country’ sluggish economy.

He then wrote on his Twitter account from Camp David: “We gave a large additional sanction to Iran on Monday. I look forward to the day when Sanctions come from Iran, and they become a productive and prosperous country again. ”

Washington uses promises of economic revival to resolve foreign policy challenges, including the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and plans to create global investment funds to help the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies.

Previously, US also taking action to reimpose nuclear-related sanctions with respect to Iran that were lifted in connection with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action of July 14, 2015. These actions include reimposing sanctions on Iran’s automotive sector and on its trade in gold and precious metals, as well as sanctions related to the Iranian rial. These measures will take effect on August 7, 2018.

All remaining American nuclear-related sanctions was effective since Nov. 5, 2018. These include sanctions targeting Iran’ energy sector, including petroleum-related transactions, as well as transactions by foreign financial institutions with the Central Bank of Iran.

Written by Willy Matrona, Email: theinsiderstories@gmail.com

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