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Iran: Tehran brands new US sanctions as 'propaganda'04:10

Iran: Tehran brands new US sanctions as 'propaganda'

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Tehran
June 24, 2019 at 10:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Seyyed Abbas Mousavi responded to US President Donald Trump's announcement of new anti-Iranian sanctions, by calling it 'propaganda', speaking at a press conference in Tehran on Monday.

"Are there any sanctions that the US has not imposed against our nation and our country recently or during the past 40 years and what are the results of them? So, we know it is propaganda through which they want to affect public opinion," stressed Mousavi.

Trump announced that new sanctions will be imposed on Iran on Monday, as the country pledged to continue to develop its nuclear programme until it sees significant steps from the EU to support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

The US withdrew from the JCPOA in 2017.

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Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Seyyed Abbas Mousavi responded to US President Donald Trump's announcement of new anti-Iranian sanctions, by calling it 'propaganda', speaking at a press conference in Tehran on Monday.

"Are there any sanctions that the US has not imposed against our nation and our country recently or during the past 40 years and what are the results of them? So, we know it is propaganda through which they want to affect public opinion," stressed Mousavi.

Trump announced that new sanctions will be imposed on Iran on Monday, as the country pledged to continue to develop its nuclear programme until it sees significant steps from the EU to support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

The US withdrew from the JCPOA in 2017.

**RESTRICTIONS: NO Access Israel Media/Persian Language TV Stations Outside Iran/Strictly No Access BBC Persian/VOA Persian/Manoto-1 TV/Iran International**

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