The United States re-imposed sanctions on Iran this week, after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal earlier this year. Renegotiating the deal was a key campaign promise for President Trump, but tension between the two countries has escalated. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told North Korea’s foreign minister that the United States cannot be trusted, Tehran’s state media said, Reuters reported. This comes after several Twitter broadsides from Present Trump in recent weeks, and Iran rejection of an offer from Washington to meet. In other sanctions news, the fallout from the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England is back in the headlines. The Trump administration said it would level new sanctions against Russia in response to what...
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Friday News Roundup - International