US National security adviser has told Israeli officials that the threat of “snapback” sanctions should be used as a means to deter Iran from enriching ‘weapons-grade’ uranium. Iran has warned it will take retaliatory measures if western countries use the "snapback mechanism" to reinstate sanctions on Tehran.
Washington is prepared to lift sanctions on Tehran that are inconsistent with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the US State Department announced on Tuesday.
The Kremlin spokesman says Russia is planning to deliver a new shipment of S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey, saying US sanctions have never been successful in changing the opinion of any country, against its will.
The Biden administration is moving to tighten enforcement of sanctions against Iran, according to senior US officials. It comes as Tehran and world powers have resumed nuclear negotiations in Austria’s Vienna in order to remove US anti-Iran sanctions and revive the landmark nuclear agreement.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned latest US sanctions on a number of Iranians even when talks over reviving the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, have restarted. Khatibzadeh said in a tweet that the US cannot stop imposing sanctions against Iran.