Iran faces more U.S. sanctions as IAEA confirms its compliance with nuclear deal.
European powers have developed a trade mechanism to enable commercial transactions with Iran
despite U.S. sanctions.
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.