U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accuses Tehran of being in “open defiance” of Security Council resolution.
The United States abandoned the Iran nuclear deal, but Tehran continues to comply for now.
Although the new oil sanctions are unlikely to change Iran’s commitment to the JCPOA in the short-term, the long-term viability of the deal remains at risk.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s charge draws pushback from the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
EU plans steps to get around U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Other countries want to maintain the Iran nuclear deal that the United States abandoned.