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What Trump’s new sanctions mean for US relationship with Iran




Iranian President Hassan Rouhani prepares to speak during a press conference on January 17, 2016 in the capital Tehran after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani prepares to speak during a press conference on January 17, 2016 in the capital Tehran after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.
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As reported in Reuters, the U.S. is imposing new sanctions on Iran in response to that country’s recent ballistic missile test.

The sanctions will affect 13 individuals and 12 entities including those based in United Arab Emirates, China and Lebanon. This is Trump’s first strike against Iran since his presidency began.

Larry speaks to Reuters Correspondent Arshad Mohammed for the latest on this move, and who the sanctions will impact.

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Arshad Mohammed, diplomatic correspondent at Reuters; he has been reporting on the story and tweets @ArshadReuters