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US sanctions 5 Iranian captains for delivering oil to Venezuela
Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 23:19
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives to a press convention on the State Division, June 24, 2020 in Washington, adopted by State Division spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus and State Division Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Ambassador Nathan Gross sales. (MANDEL NGAN / POOL VIA AP)
WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated on Wednesday that the Trump administration was imposing sanctions on 5 Iranian ship captains who had delivered oil to Venezuela.
Pompeo additionally stated america continues to assist Venezuelan opposition chief Juan Guaido
Talking to reporters, Pompeo additionally stated america continues to assist Venezuelan opposition chief Juan Guaido. Washington seeks the ouster of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, and most different Western governments have acknowledged Guaido because the respectable chief of the OPEC nation.
He additionally stated the US is hopeful the complete world will perceive the necessity to prolong a UN arms embargo on Iran and stated Washington was prepared to speak to Tehran when the time was proper.
“I’m hopeful that the entire world will settle for the proposition that this arms embargo must be prolonged,” Pompeo advised reporters.
Earlier on Wednesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated Iran could be open to talks with the US if Washington apologizes for exiting a 2015 nuclear deal and compensates Tehran, cautioning that US requires discussions had been insincere.
“We have now no drawback with talks with the US, however provided that Washington fulfills its obligations below the nuclear deal, apologies and compensates Tehran for its withdrawal from the 2015 deal,” Rouhani stated in a televised speech, Newpaper24 reviews from Dubai.