Trump Admin Threatens to Sanction European Firms Doing Business with Iran

HeadlineMay 14, 2018

Iran has 60 days to save the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, following President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the landmark agreement. The Trump administration is now threatening to impose sanctions on European companies that do business with Iran. This is national security adviser John Bolton being questioned by CNN’s Jake Tapper.

Jake Tapper: “Is the U.S. going to impose sanctions on European companies that continue to do business with Iran?”

John Bolton: “I think I did give the answer. And the answer”—

Jake Tapper: “But you said, ’We’ll see.’”

John Bolton: “The answer is, it’s possible.”

Jake Tapper: “It’s possible.”

John Bolton: “It depends on the conduct of other governments.”

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