US Pressuring UK to Support Sanctions on Iran: Reports
The United States is putting pressure on the United Kingdom to get London’s support to reimpose sanctions against Iran, the Times newspaper reported on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to notify the United Nations Security Council that the United States intends to restore all snapback sanctions on Iran. The State Department said in a statement later in the day that Pompeo would be at the United Nations on Thursday and Friday.
According to the London-based daily, Washington is demanding clarity regarding UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s position on anti-Iranian sanctions.