Obama: We Will Enforce Sanctions on Iran for Human Rights Violations and Missile Test ‘Vigorously’

‘Iran’s recent missile test was a violation of its international obligations’


"Of course, even as we implement the nuclear deal and welcome our Americans home, we recognize that there are profound differences between the united States and Iran. We remain steadfast and opposing Iran’s destabilizing behavior elsewhere. We still have sanctions on Iran for violations of human rights for support of terrorisms and for its ballistic missile program. We will continue to enforce these sanctions vigorously. Iran’s recent missile test was a violation of its international obligations. As a result the United States is imposing sanctions on individuals and companies working to advance Iran’s ballistic missile program. We’re going to remain vigilant about it. We’re not going to waiver in the defense our our security or allies and partners."

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