Jan. 13 (UPI) — Iran is pushing back towards President Donald Trump‘s decision to levy sanctions towards 14 men and women and entities, like the country’s judiciary head.
Trump manufactured the announcement Friday when concurrently waiving sanctions towards Iran in accordance with an global nuclear deal, acknowledged as the Joint Extensive Strategy of Motion. In a statement, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin appeared to suggest that the targeted sanctions were a reaction to the Iranian government’s attempts to quash anti-routine demonstrations in new weeks.
Iran’s Overseas Ministry explained Saturday that like judiciary head Sadegh Amoli Larijani in these U.S. Treasury Section sanctions goes “way further than all internationally acknowledged conduct crimson strains.”
“Iran’s reaction will be severe and all repercussions of this hostile act will be the accountability of the United States,” it explained.
Iran’s state-owned PressTV explained the ministry called Larijana’s inclusion “unlawful.”
The U.S. Treasury Section also bundled the cyber warfare arm of the Islamic Innovative Guard and an Iranian helicopter producer, among the other individuals, in its sanctions.